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What are MCT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MCT 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 MCT files.

What is a MCT file?

The .mct file extension is most commonly associated with the Windows Live Messenger application. The MCT files contain packaged "wink" files that are used by the Windows Live program. "Winks" are flash animations that are used to convey emotions in IM conversations. Some MCT files are provided free with the Windows Live software while others can be purchased online from third-party vendors.

The .mct file extension is also used for Musicator MIDI files and MapChart genetic map data files.

How to open MCT files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested seven different MCT openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 8, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of MCT files. Remember, different programs may use MCT files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

MathcadMathcadUser submitted
MKLockMKLockUser submitted
MapChartMapChartUser submitted
MusicatorMusicatorUser submitted
Gemmico FolderInfoGemmico FolderInfoUser submitted
Musicator WinMusicator WinUser submitted
MusicPlayerMusicPlayerUser submitted

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