How to open MCT files

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

MCT file openers, viewers, etc.

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.

Mathsoft MathcadMathsoft MathcadUser submitted
MIDAS/Text EditorMIDAS/Text EditorUser submitted
Mathcad ProfessionalMathcad ProfessionalUser submitted
MathcadMathcadUser submitted
MKLockMKLockUser submitted
MapChartMapChartUser submitted
MusicatorMusicatorUser submitted
Gemmico FolderInfoGemmico FolderInfoUser submitted
Musicator WinMusicator WinUser submitted
MusicPlayerMusicPlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with MCT-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with MCT-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!