CFT File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a CFT file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CFT files.

What is a CFT file?

A .CFT file is a Calamus ColorTable file. These CFT files contain the color tables used in Calamus, a desktop publishing application for the Atari ST home computer. These color tables allow you to choose between different colors when designing your logo or document.

How to open CFT files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension CFT for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CFT openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .CFT

While Calamus ColorTable is a popular type of CFT-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CFT extension.

The CFT file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a CFT opener may not be able to open all kinds of CFT files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited CFT viewer.

CFast Animation

These CFT files contain the animations created in CFAST Disney Animation Studio, an animation software used on the Amiga computer, a computer popular in the 1980s and 1990s.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CFT openers which you will find listed below.

ChiWriter low resolution screen font.

Through our analysis of CFT files, we know that one use of the format is ChiWriter low resolution screen font.. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CFT openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of CFT files. Remember, different programs may use CFT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

The Print ShopThe Print ShopUser submitted
PrintMasterPrintMasterUser submitted
ClickFORMSClickFORMSUser submitted
ScrapbooksScrapbooksUser submitted
CorelFLOWCorelFLOWUser submitted
CurveFitCurveFitUser submitted
AgWare ClickFORMSAgWare ClickFORMSUser submitted
ConfigToolConfigToolUser submitted
CFturboCFturboUser submitted
FixtureWizardFixtureWizardUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CFT-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with CFT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!