How to Convert CPT to JPG

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Corel Paint, or CPT, files are created when a file is saved using the Corel Paint Shop program. However because these files are unique and are specific to Corel Paint Shop, a majority of programs are unable to view and open these files. To do this, it is necessary to convert them into a universal format, such as JPG. JPG files are the gold standard for digital images and converting your CPT files to JPG will make your files much more versatile.


Step 1

Go to the Irfan View website (See Resources). Click "Download" on the left-hand side menu. Select the download location and then click "Download Now." You will use this program to open your CPT file.

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Step 2

Install and save Irfan View to your desktop or in an easy to remember location. Right-click on your CPT image and select "Open With Irfan View."


Step 3

Go to "File" and "Save As." Click the down arrow next to "Save As Type." Scroll down and select "JPG-JPG/JPEG Format." Click "Save."


Step 4

Go to "File" and "Exit." Your CPT file has now been converted to JPG. Open and view it with any image program that you want.



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