A cct file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows Live Messenger, an instant messaging client. A cct file stores contacts.

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the CCT file extension!

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CCT file extension - Microsoft Windows Live Messenger contacts

What is cct file? How to open cct files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

cct file icon: cct filetype icon

The cct file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows Live Messenger instant messaging application. The .cct file contains basic information about contacts in contact list.

Contacts (ctt file extension) files contain basic contact information, not contact profile details and ctt files are text files written by XML. The content is viewable in the text editor.

This cct file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: September 17, 2019

The default software associated to open cct file:

Windows Live Messenger icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Live Messenger  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows Live Messenger also known as MSN Live Messenger is instant messaging application developed by Microsoft. Live Messenger supports text chat as well as audio and video callings. It was merged with Skype.

Windows Live Messenger for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Live Messenger for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows Live Messenger for Mac allows users to communicate or collaborate on the fly, sharing instant messages, presence information, or files across time zones and locales. You can even make audio or video calls with contacts on the Mac or on Windows.

It was eventually merged with Skype, but previous versions are still available for download as part of Windows Essentials.

Help how to open:

You can use any text or XML editor to open and edit this file type. Older versions were text and newer versions are XML.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .cct file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .cct file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open cct file, edit cct file, convert cct file, view cct file, play cct file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with cct file - Microsoft Windows Live Messenger contacts

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use cct file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open cct file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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