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CNT file format description

Many people share .cnt files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cnt file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cnt files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cnt - Windows Help Content

CNT file is a Windows Help Content. It is a simple table of contents file.

.cnt file format description:
CNT format
Application:
Microsoft Windows Help Authoring Tool
Category:
Document files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Windows Help Content related links:
Alchemy Catalyst
Windows Help Content related extensions:
.hlj
Windows Help Project

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cnt file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cnt files. Be especially cautious with .cnt files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cnt 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:

example.cnt

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.

The .cnt file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cbt, vnt, nt, fnt, ctn, cnr, cnf, cmt, cgt, xnt, snt, nct, dnt, ct, cng

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.cbt
Computer-based Training Document
.dnt
RSNetWorx Project
.cng
CryptoNG Encrypted File
.snt
VX Show-n-Tell Slideshow
.cht
ICQ Saved Chat Session
.vnt
vNote Text

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