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Details of extension .ca_

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ca_ file?
  • Which program can create the .ca_ file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ca_ format?
  • What can convert .ca_ files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ca_ extension?
Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File .ca_ file icon

Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File

CA_ file is a Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File. Some files in the software distribution are provided in compressed form. These files are indicated with an underscore character as the last character in their file type. CAB is the Microsoft Windows native compressed archive format.
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: Expand
Program name: expand.exe
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
LH ARC Compressed Archive
ARJ Compressed Archive
Diamond Directive File
Gzip Compressed File
InstallShield Uninstall Script
LHarc Compressed Archive
StuffIt Expander Archive
Tape Archive
Unix Gzipped TAR Archive

Other types of files may also use the .ca_ file extension. If you have helpful information about .ca_ extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

CaseWare Working Papers Compressed Client File
Initial Telnet Cache
CorelDraw Workspace Description Data
Compressed DAT File

The .ca_ filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

da_ (1), cw_ (1), ac_ (1), c_ (1), ca (1)

Can't open a .ca_ file?

If you want to open a .ca_ file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .ca_ association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ca_

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android