What are EVT files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an EVT 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 EVT files.
What is an EVT file?
An .EVT file is a Windows Event Viewer Log 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 in the Windows environment to analyze and debug the performance of a user's computer, by using Microsoft Event Viewer which comes with Windows.
You usually do not need to edit or view these files, as they only contain information usable by the software program that uses them.
Last updated: September 9, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
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.
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