CPS File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a CPS file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CPS files.

What is a CPS file?

A .CPS file is a Corel PhotoHouse Image file. These CPS files contain bitmap images created in Corel Photo House, a discontinued raster graphics editor. You could create bitmaps, edit photographs, or add text and special effects.

How to open CPS files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension CPS for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CPS openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .CPS

While Corel PhotoHouse Image is a popular type of CPS-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .CPS extension.

The CPS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a CPS opener may not be able to open all kinds of CPS files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited CPS viewer.

The Powder Toy Compressed Powder Save

Through our analysis of CPS files, we know that one use of the format is The Powder Toy Compressed Powder Save. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CPS openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of CPS files. Remember, different programs may use CPS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

ArchiCADArchiCADUser submitted
Adobe CaptivateAdobe CaptivateUser submitted
Classroom Performance SystemClassroom Performance SystemUser submitted
Corel Photo HouseCorel Photo HouseUser submitted
RikCADRikCADUser submitted
ApproveIt DesktopApproveIt DesktopUser submitted
ChordPulseChordPulseUser submitted
HSMWorks EditHSMWorks EditUser submitted
EmpreinteEmpreinteUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CPS-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with CPS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!