CKT File

What are CKT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CKT file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CKT file?

A .CKT file is a CircuitMaker Schematic file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open CKT files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CKT file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CKT file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: November 10, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Altium DesignerAltium DesignerUser submitted
MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
CircuitMakerCircuitMakerUser submitted
Crocodile Clips ApplicationCrocodile Clips ApplicationUser submitted
SERENADE ApplicationSERENADE ApplicationUser submitted
ISED5 ApplicationISED5 ApplicationUser submitted
Crocodile Physics ApplicationCrocodile Physics ApplicationUser submitted
ShaktiShaktiUser submitted
Micro-CapMicro-CapUser submitted
ALTIUMALTIUMUser submitted

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