What are CPL files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CPL 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 CPL files.
What is a CPL file?
CPL files have multiple uses, and Asymetrix Compel Presentation is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Asymetrix Compel Presentation
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
How to open CPL files
Important: Different programs may use files with the CPL file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CPL file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single CPL opener which you will find listed below.
Last updated: June 29, 2022
All known file formats using extension .CPL
While Asymetrix Compel Presentation is a popular type of CPL-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CPL file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Corel Color Palette
These CPL files contain the color palettes used in Corel Draw, a graphics editor. You can choose between various color models, color mixers, and color palettes. You can create your own color palettes. The palettes you create and the preset palettes are split between two main folders: "My Palettes" and "Palette libraries."
Windows Control Panel Item
We know that one CPL format is Windows Control Panel Item. 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 CPL files. Remember, different programs may use CPL 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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