CTL File Type

- The quick facts

What are CTL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CTL 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 CTL file?

CTL files have multiple uses, and LabVIEW Control Data is one of them.

LabVIEW Control Data

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 CTL files

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

Last updated: March 9, 2022

More file formats using the CTL extension

Through our research of CTL files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Phoenix Visual Designer Third Party Control
  • Visual Basic user-defined control file

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Visual BasicVisual BasicUser submitted
National Instruments LabVIEWNational Instruments LabVIEWUser submitted
ROBOLABROBOLABUser submitted
EPOC Install ApplicationEPOC Install ApplicationUser submitted
FilmScribeFilmScribeUser submitted
Family Tree MakerFamily Tree MakerUser submitted
NI LabVIEWNI LabVIEWUser submitted
DAQFactory ExpressDAQFactory ExpressUser submitted
LabVIEWLabVIEWUser submitted
TopSolidTopSolidUser submitted

Help us help others

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