Did your computer fail to open a CRT file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CRT files.
What is a CRT file?
A .CRT file is a C64 Cartridge Dump file. These CRT files are cartridge image files that contain a copy of the ROM code used in hardware cartridges for the Commodore 64 home computer released in 1982. Cartridges were used to extend the features of the Commodore 64 and to distribute games. The images can be run by Commodore 64 emulators that enable you to run old Commodore 64 software on your modern PC.
How to open CRT files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with extension CRT for different purposes. We have identified 1 CRT opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of CRT file.
Programs that open CRT files
What else are .CRT files used for?
While C64 Cartridge Dump is a popular type of CRT-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CRT extension.
The CRT 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 CRT opener may not be able to open all kinds of CRT files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited CRT viewer.
Through our analysis of CRT files, we know that one use of the format is Security Certificate. 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.
X.509v3 security certificate
Through our analysis of CRT files, we know that one use of the format is X.509v3 security certificate. 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.
Various CRT file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of CRT files. Remember, different programs may use CRT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.