CTF File Type

- The quick facts

What are CTF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CTF 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 CTF file?

A .CTF file is a WhereIsIt? catalog 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 CTF files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CTF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CTF 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 CTF openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: August 12, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension CTF

While we know of one file format using the .CTF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .CTF file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

PhotoSuite Starter EditionPhotoSuite Starter EditionUser submitted
PhotoSuitePhotoSuiteUser submitted
SolidWorks Enterprise PDMSolidWorks Enterprise PDMUser submitted
TrevTrevUser submitted
SnapGene ViewerSnapGene ViewerUser submitted
WhereIsItWhereIsItUser submitted
PhotoSuite LEPhotoSuite LEUser submitted
PhotoWorksPhotoWorksUser submitted
SnapGeneSnapGeneUser submitted
TrustySignTrustySignUser submitted