Files with cert file extension are used by Keychain Access application for Mac OS X.

There are 2 other file types using
the CERT file extension!

cert file icon.cert - Netscape certificate index file

cert file icon.cert - Open Virtual Machine Format certificate

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Software that works with cert file extension

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CERT file extension - Keychain Access file

What is cert file? How to open cert files?

File type specification:

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The cert file extension is associated with the Keychain Access, a tool included to Apple Mac OS X operating system that allows users to manage passwords and logins.

The cert file stores some kind of data used by Keychain Access.

The default software associated to cert file type:

Keychain Access icon

Apple, Inc. logo Keychain Access  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

Keychain Access allows users to access the Keychain and configure its contents, including passwords for websites, web forms, FTP servers, SSH accounts, network shares, wireless networks, groupware applications, encrypted disk images, etc.

Help how to open CERT files:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
Identifying unknown file formats

How to convert file with extension CERT:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

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

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

  • Others cert file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with cert file - Keychain Access file

Click on the software link for more information about Keychain Access. Keychain Access uses cert file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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