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What are EOT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an EOT file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your EOT files.

What is an EOT file?

EOT files have multiple uses, and Embedded OpenType Font is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Embedded OpenType Font

The .eot file extension or the Embedded Open Type extension is a font format extension used in web pages as a basic font type for web content. EOT was created primarily for the Internet Explorer web browser and is derived from the use of TrueType fonts.

EOT files are saved in a way that they should not be opened as is. EOT files are no longer in the mainstream font files. Since EOT files were designed for Internet Explorer and Internet Explorer has been replaced by a more popular browser, the use of .eot is also in decline. It is being replaced by more appropriate and updated font file formats like TTF, OTF, and WOFF.

How to open EOT files

Important: Different programs may use files with the EOT file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your EOT file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single EOT opener which you will find listed below.

Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .EOT

While Embedded OpenType Font is a popular type of EOT-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .EOT file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

ExamView Online Test

We know that one EOT format is ExamView Online Test. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

EOT opener for Windows

We have identified one EOT opener that is compatible with this specific type of EOT file.


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