How to open CONTACT files

Did your computer fail to open a CONTACT file? We explain what CONTACT files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a CONTACT file?

Files that contain the .contact file extension are most commonly used by a variety of software applications on the Microsoft Windows Vista platform in order to store information about a user and the user's email and messaging contacts.

Windows Vista and Windows 7 are the two programs that use the .contact file suffix to store a user's contact information for various applications. This file format replaced the older Windows Address Book.

The CONTACT files are normally saved in the XML file format. Microsoft Windows Live is one of the applications that uses the CONTACT file format to store a user's contact information.

Software that will open, convert or fix CONTACT files

These apps are known to open certain types of CONTACT files. Since many different programs may use CONTACT files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific CONTACT file.

Windows Live MailWindows Live MailUser submitted
Poczta uslugi Windows LivePoczta uslugi Windows LiveUser submitted
Windows Live PostaWindows Live PostaUser submitted
Windows Live Mail DesktopWindows Live Mail DesktopUser submitted
Poczta systemu Windows LivePoczta systemu Windows LiveUser submitted
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We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with CONTACT-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!