EVT File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open an EVT file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .EVT files.
What is an EVT file?
Files with the .evt extension are most commonly associated with the Windows Event Viewer. The Windows Event Viewer is a utility that logs the system events on a user's computer. The EVT files contain a series of log events that have been recorded by the software. The events contain an ID and insertion strings and are stored in a proprietary binary format. The EVT files are used by the Windows environment to analyze and debug the performance of a user's computer.
The .evt file extension is also used for Cameo D1 Digital CCTV system recording event log files and PC Tools event file scheduler files.
How to open EVT files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension EVT for different purposes.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different EVT openers which you will find listed below.
Suggest another file format using extension EVT
While we know of one file format using the .EVT 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 .EVT file.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of EVT files. Remember, different programs may use EVT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.