What are CPX files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CPX 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 CPX files.
What is a CPX file?
CPX files have multiple uses, and Atari Control Panel applet is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Atari Control Panel applet
These CPX files contain the control panel applets used by Atari, a home video game console. The control panel has a screen saver, a clock in the corner, and a configurable blitter. In the control panel, you can change system settings.
How to open CPX files
Important: Different programs may use files with the CPX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CPX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested eight different CPX openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: February 9, 2023
All known file formats using extension .CPX
While Atari Control Panel applet is a popular type of CPX-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .CPX file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
FreeDOS Code Page Information
We know that one CPX format is FreeDOS Code Page Information. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
We know that one CPX format is ImgStar Bitmap. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Windows Codepage Translator
We know that one CPX format is Windows Codepage Translator. 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 CPX files. Remember, different programs may use CPX 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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