CPK File Type- The quick facts
What are CPK files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CPK 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 CPK file?
The CPK file extension is a file format that is generally found in Microsoft Driver Test Manager log files. The .cpk file is a storage container file that stores testing report and result logs. The bCPK files are useful when it comes to logging information about a hardware device.
Driver Test Manager allows users to test the computer drivers to obtain a "'Designed for Windows' logo" for the driver. Having the mentioned logo on the driver means that the driver is consistent with Windows and certain privileges is given to the driver in case of problems and malfunctions.
The .cpk file extension is also used as a file format for submitting reports to Microsoft. This is necessary so that a device can be verified, manage and may be certified for Windows system. CPK files are also immensely helpful for debugging tests that may have failed already. DTM log viewer is designed to support .cpk files contents' viewing.
How to open CPK files
Important: Different programs may use files with the CPK file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CPK file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different CPK openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: December 22, 2021
Suggest another file format using extension CPK
While we know of one file format using the .CPK file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .CPK file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CPK files. Remember, different programs may use CPK files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.