What is a .CPS File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .cps extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .cps file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .CPS file?

The .CPS file extension is from Captivate Styles File. The development of this file was done by Adobe Systems. The file is a settings related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cps file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .CPS file?

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

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

The .cps file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Captivate software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Adobe Captivate.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CPS 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Adobe Captivate software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .CPS file on Mac

The .cps file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Captivate software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Adobe Captivate.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CPS 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: 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 Adobe Captivate software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .CPS file?

If you are still unable to open the .CPS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .CPS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .cps – hardWIRED, .cps – Corel. 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 .CPS file with the Adobe Captivate program on Windows and Adobe Captivate program on Mac.