What are CPI files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CPI file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CPI files.
What is a CPI file?
CPI files have multiple uses, and AVCHD Video Clip Info is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
AVCHD Video Clip Info File
Files that contain the .cpi file extension are most frequently associated with the AVCHD high-def digital video camera recorder file format. This file format allows for digital video recording at 1080i and 720p signals.
Panasonic and Sony created the CPI file format through a joint effort. CPI files contain metadata that describes the video clip, such as the video's frame rate, aspect ratio, and other video information.
How to open CPI files
Important: Different programs may use files with the CPI file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CPI file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different CPI openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: September 22, 2023
All known file formats using extension .CPI
While AVCHD Video Clip Info File is a popular type of CPI-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .CPI file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
DR-DOS International Code Page Info
We know that one CPI format is DR-DOS International Code Page Info. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
MS-DOS International Code Page Info
We know that one CPI format is MS-DOS International Code Page Info. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Sietronics CPI XRD Format
We know that one CPI format is Sietronics CPI XRD Format. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CPI files. Remember, different programs may use CPI files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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