CERT file format description
Many people share .cert files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cert file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cert files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.cert - Netscape Certificate Index
The CERT data files are related to Netscape Navigator. The CERT file is a Netscape Certificate Index. Netscape Navigator was a proprietary web browser. It was the dominant browser in terms of usage share in the 1990s. The Netscape Navigator seems to be no longer supported.
- Netscape Navigator
- Data files
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- Netscape Certificate Index related extensions:
.cert - Open Virtual Machine Format Certificate
The CERT data files are related to Xen. The CERT file is an Open Virtual Machine Format Certificate. The Open Virtual Machine Format (OVF) specification is a hypervisor-neutral, efficient, extensible, and open specification for the packaging and distribution of virtual appliances composed of one or more VMs.
.cert - Nintendo Switch Certificate Data
The CERT data files are related to Nintendo Switch. The CERT file is a Nintendo Switch Certificate Data. The Nintendo Switch is a video game console developed by Nintendo and released in 2017.
- Nintendo Switch
- Data files
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- Nintendo Switch Certificate Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .cert file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cert files. Be especially cautious with .cert files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .cert file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .cert file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cdrt, cer, cet, crt, ert, vert
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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