CPI File

What are CPI files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CPI file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your 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: December 19, 2022

More file formats using the CPI extension

Through our research of CPI files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • DR-DOS International Code Page Info
  • MS-DOS International Code Page Info
  • Sietronics CPI XRD Format

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.

RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
iTunesiTunesUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
AVCHDPlayerAVCHDPlayerUser submitted
Panorama EditorPanorama EditorUser submitted
GS RiskGS RiskUser submitted
HD WriterHD WriterUser submitted

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