.CPL File Extension

Windows Control Panel Item

Developer Microsoft
3.7  |  101 Votes
Category System Files
Format N/A

What is a CPL file?

A CPL file is a control panel item, such as Displays, Mouse, Sound, or Networking, used by the Windows operating system. It is stored in the Windows/​System32 folder and loaded automatically when the Windows Control Panel is opened.

More Information

Since CPL files are referenced by the Windows operating system, they should not be opened manually.

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Programs that open or reference CPL files

Updated May 10, 2016

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