File Extension Library


.CPI File Extension

  • Developer by: Sony
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .CPI file?

.CPI file extension is created by Sony. .CPI has been classified as Video Files. The format of .CPI file is Binary.

.CPI is AVCHD Video Clip Information File

A CPI file is a video clip information file created by various high definition (HD) digital video camcorders. It is used to describe an .MTS, or AVCHD, video stream and contains metadata, such as the frame rate, frames per second, and aspect ratio.

CPI files are saved in the AVCHD video format, which was developed jointly by Sony and Panasonic and first released on the Sony Handycam HDR-UX1 digital camcorder in 2006. CPI files are commonly found in the AVCHD/BDMV/CLIPINF directory of HD digital video recording media.

List of all softwares that can open the AVCHD Video Clip Information File
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultra
Pinnacle Studio 22
Corel VideoStudio 2018
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
Roxio Popcorn
File Type 2 Codepage Information File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: System Files

Stores keyboard mapping and full screen font settings for MS-DOS and Windows; contains embedded representations of the character glyphs that represent standard fonts; may be modified to suit different languages.

List of all softwares that can open the Codepage Information File
Microsoft Windows

How to Open .CPI file on different platforms

Open .CPI File on Windows

  • Right-click a .CPI
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .CPI file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .CPI files" Press "Ok"

Open .CPI File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .CPI file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .CPI File on Linux

Right click on the .CPI file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .CPI File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .CPI file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .CPI File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .CPI files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .CPI files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CPI files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CPI file format
  2. You need to check the .CPI file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)