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CPIO file extension

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What is CPIO and how you can convert CPIO file?

Our Free online archive converter allow you to convert your archive CPIO ( UNIX CPIO Archive ) format. Upload your CPIO file and then select the format type you want to convert to, after the conversion is completed you can download the converted archive file instantly or by email.

CPIO Extension

CPIO file definition

CPIO (Copy in, Copy out) is an archive file that was developed in Unix CPIO format. It is an uncompressed file container, it is used for sorting files together. CPIO file can be compressed into a CPGZ file by using Gzip compression.

Technical details for CPIO file

CPIO is a general file archiver, it collects a number of files into one archive file. CPIO uses a lossless data compression format to reduce the archive file size, this will ease transferring large files over the internet. Many Operating systems support CPIO like Linux, Windows and Mac OS.

File extension


Developed by:

Microsoft Corporation



Other CPIO conversions

FileZigZag can convert CPIO files to the following formats:

cpio to 7z
cpio to bz2
cpio to bzip2
cpio to gz
cpio to gzip
cpio to tar
cpio to tbz
cpio to tbz2
cpio to tgz
cpio to zip

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