Help! I Can’t Open CXT Files!

There are many reasons why your CXT file might not open on your computer. If you have CXT files that don’t open when you double-click it, ask yourself the following questions...

Do I have the right program?

If you don’t have a program installed on your computer that’s compatible with CXT files, you won’t be able to open one. See if you have one of the most common programs associated with CXT files listed below.

  • CX-Programmer PLC Program File (Omron Electronics LLC)
  • Macromedia Director Protected Cast File
  • Crocodile Technology Circuit
  • Vegas Jackpot Gold Game Data File

What type of file is it?

When you can’t open CXT files, try to figure out the file type. This can help you find the right program to open it. Usually, CXT files are considered Data Files. However, you can look up the file type to be sure. Start by right-clicking the file icon and clicking “Properties” (“More Info” if you’re on a Mac). Then look for the file type under “Type of File” (“Kind” on a Mac).

Can a developer help?

When you can’t open CXT files, a software developer might be able to help. The developers for the programs mentioned above are as follows:

Software Developer
CX-Programmer PLC Program File (Omron Electronics LLC) Text
Macromedia Director Protected Cast File PC Software Company
Crocodile Technology Circuit Crocodile Clips Ltd
Vegas Jackpot Gold Game Data File Unknown

Try contacting one of these developers to find out how you can open your CXT file.

Can I use a universal file viewer?

A universal file viewer is the way to go when you have CXT files that can’t be opened by any other program. Install a universal file viewer like File Magic (Download) and see if it will open your CXT file. Remember that if your file is not compatible, the universal file viewer will only open it in binary format.

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