What is a .CPD File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems (Visual Guide)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .cpd extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .cpd file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .CPD file?

The file extension .CPD is from RoboHelp Cache Project Database.This file extension belongs to the developer Adobe Systems. The format of this file is binary, and it is a database related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cpd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CPD file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .CPD file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CPD file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Adobe RoboHelp software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Adobe RoboHelp.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CPD file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

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

Still cannot open the .CPD file?

If you cannot open the .CPD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CPD file.cpd – RGB Light. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CPD file with the Adobe RoboHelp program on Windows.