CPIO file converter How to convert CPIO file?

What is CPIO file?


Unix CPIO Archive file is a type of Unix cpio archive. It is a file containing a list of files and directories. The file contains a list of the files and their sizes from start to finish, so that the computer can unarchive them into the directories. It also includes information about each file such as ownership, group memberships, permissions, when it was last modified, and much more.

CPIO Format details


Full Name Unix CPIO Archive
Developer N/A
Category Encoded Files

Software, that convert CPIO files


The easiest way to convert a CPIO file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle CPIO files. Open your CPIO file with one of them and save in another file format.


CPIO Converters

  • IZArc
  • 7-Zip
  • Zipeg
  • ZipZag
  • Unix
  • The Unarchiver
  • 6 CPIO converters

CPIO conversions