The File Extensions Database

.CPTL File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .CPTL file?

.CPTL is Adobe Captivate Project Template File

A CPTL file is a project template file created by Captivate, a program used to develop interactive eLearning products. it contains the default text, graphics, and interactive content that can be used as the basis for creating multiple .CPTX project files.

You can create a CPTL file by selecting File → New Project → Project Template.... When you save the template, Captivate creates the CPTL file to store the template.

Captivate project templates are used for creating eLearning products that have the same style and structure.

Programs that open Adobe Captivate Project Template File
Adobe Captivate
Adobe Captivate

How to solve problems with CPTL files

  • Associate the CPTL file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CPTL file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CPTL files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CPTL file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .CPTL is Adobe Captivate Project Template File. Because only the current version supports the latest CPTL file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .CPTL is Adobe Captivate Project Template File update.
  • To make sure that your CPTL file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.