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How to open a file with .CPIO extension?

File Type : UNIX CPIO Archive
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

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What is .CPIO file extension?

File archive created in the Unix CPIO (Copy In, Copy Out) format, an uncompressed file container format used for grouping files together; similar to a .TAR archive and can be compressed into a .CPGZ file using Gzip compression. The "ditto" BSD utility can be used to create and extract CPIO files. For example, ditto -c creates a CPIO archive. The Java Commons Compress API can also be used for creating and extracting CPIO archives.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open CPIOfiles:

  • PeaZip
  • Apache Commons Compress
  • Apple Archive Utility
  • Incredible Bee Archiver
  • Apache Commons Compress
  • ditto
  • GNU cpio
  • ditto
  • Apache Commons Compress