How to Open a CPGZ File

The CPGZ file format is a file format used with the Mac OS X Unix-based operating system. The file format itself is actually a combination of two formats, it is a CPIO file compressed with the GZ compression. If you wish to open a CPGZ file, you can do so easily, using the default decompression application that comes with every Mac computer.

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The Apple Archive Utility is the default decompression application on Macs.

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Press and hold the "Ctrl" key and click on the CPGZ file you want to open.

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Move your mouse cursor over the "Open With" option in the context menu that appears.

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Select the "Apple Archive Utility" option from the Open With menu. The Apple Archive Utility will now open the CPGZ file.