CPL File Type

- The quick facts

What are CPL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CPL 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 CPL file?

CPL files have multiple uses, and Corel Color Palette is one of them.

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."

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: March 17, 2021

More file formats using the CPL extension

Through our research of CPL files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

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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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