Opening EVT files

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

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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