The File Extensions Database

.CPVC File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .CPVC file?

.CPVC is Adobe Captivate Video Composition

A CPVC file is a video composition created and used by Captivate, a program used to develop interactive eLearning products. It contains a video clip that can be copied, cut, or trimmed. CPVC files may also include text captions, non-interactive objects, smart shapes, images, animations, and highlight boxes.

CPVC Captivate Video Compositions are similar to .CPTX Captivate Projects but is not based on the "slide" paradigm. After you record the video in a CPVC file, you can see it in the timeline.

NOTE: You can publish CPVC files to YouTube or as an .MP4 file.

Programs that open Adobe Captivate Video Composition
Adobe Captivate
Adobe Captivate

How to solve problems with CPVC files

  • Associate the CPVC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CPVC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CPVC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CPVC 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 .CPVC is Adobe Captivate Video Composition. Because only the current version supports the latest CPVC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .CPVC is Adobe Captivate Video Composition update.
  • To make sure that your CPVC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.