How to open CTL files

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

What is a CTL file?

The CTL file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the CTL file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 3 different uses of the CTL extension, which you can read more about below.

LabVIEW Control data

Through our analysis of CTL files, we know that one use of the format is LabVIEW Control data. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Phoenix Visual Designer third party control

Through our analysis of CTL files, we know that one use of the format is Phoenix Visual Designer third party control. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Visual Basic user-defined control file

Through our analysis of CTL files, we know that one use of the format is Visual Basic user-defined control file. 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Software that will open, convert or fix CTL files

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

Visual BasicVisual BasicUser submitted
National Instruments LabVIEWNational Instruments LabVIEWUser submitted
ROBOLABROBOLABUser submitted
EPOC Install ApplicationEPOC Install ApplicationUser submitted
FilmScribeFilmScribeUser submitted
NI LabVIEWNI LabVIEWUser submitted
DAQFactory ExpressDAQFactory ExpressUser submitted
Restaurer une sauvegarde Corporate DeskRestaurer une sauvegarde Corporate DeskUser submitted
GWD Text EditorGWD Text EditorUser submitted
EditPlusEditPlusUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with CTL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with CTL-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!