EOT file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.eot - ExamView Online Test Data

The EOT document files are related to ExamView. The EOT file is an ExamView Online Test Data. ExamView is testing software that allows you to create printed tests, Internet tests, or computer-based tests.

Document files
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ExamView Online Test Data related extensions:
ExamView Question Bank
ExamView Question Bank Data
ExamView Test File

.eot - Microsoft Embedded OpenType Font

The EOT font files are related to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The EOT file is a Microsoft Embedded OpenType Font. Embedded OpenType (EOT) fonts are a compact form of OpenType fonts designed by Microsoft for use as embedded fonts on web pages.

Microsoft Internet Explorer
Font files
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Microsoft Embedded OpenType Font related extensions:
Microsoft Office Open XML Embedded Font Data
DTL OTMaster Character Layout
Micrografx Designer Font Data
Corel Ventura Publisher HP LaserJet Printer Font
Corel Ventura Publisher Font Data
Classic Mac OS Type 1 Printer Font

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

Can't open a .eot 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.

The .eot file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dot, eit, elt, eo, eof, eor, ept, et, eto, fot, oet, ot, rot, sot, wot

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Graphviz DOT File
TheWord Old Testament Text Module
NEPLAN Topology Data
WebEx Recording File
Applanix Exterior Orientation Data
Embird Vector Embroidery Format File

Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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