What is a .CC File And How To Open It

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .cc extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .cc file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .CC file?

The file extension .CC stands for C++ Source Code File. This development related file is in text format.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .cc file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .CC file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .CC file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .CC file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .cc file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Apple Xcode software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple Xcode software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .CC file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .cc file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the GNU Emacs software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use GNU Emacs software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .CC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GNU Emacs software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .CC file?

If you are still unable to open the .CC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CC file.cca – IBM, .cca – Clickteam, .ccb – Ambiera, .ccbjs – Ambiera, .ccc – Dev-C++ Code Completion Cache. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .CC file with the Apple Xcode program on Mac and GNU Emacs software on Linux.