Files with eot file extension can be most often found as old fonts saved in the Embedded OpenType font format which was originally developed by Microsoft and used in Internet Explorer up to version 8.

There is one other file type using
the EOT file extension!

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Software that open eot file

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EOT file extension - Embedded OpenType font

What is eot file? How to open eot files?

File type specification:

Font and typeface file type icon Font and typeface file type

The eot file extension is mainly related to the now discontinued Embedded OpenType font format. It was last used in Internet Explorer 8.

This font format was developed by Microsoft and meant to be used as embedded font on web pages. EOT fonts are usually created from TrueType font (ttf file extension)

Font embedding has been a feature of Microsoft applications, such as Word and PowerPoint, for many years. It allows the fonts used in the creation of a document to travel with that document, ensuring that a user sees documents exactly as the designer intended them. Font embedding technology was built into Microsoft Internet Explorer version 4, bringing embedded fonts to the Web.

The Embedded OpenType font format was discontinued with Internet Explorer 8.

This eot 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: February 23, 2018

The default software associated to open eot file:

Microsoft Corporation logoWeb Embedding Fonts Tool  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Web Embedding Fonts Tool is application developed by Microsoft that allows web designers to create font objects.

Help how to open:

You can work with *.eot files in Microsoft's Web Embedding Fonts Tools.

How to convert:

Use Birdfont, or some online font converter to other font formats.

Related links:

WEFT embedded OpenType overview

List of software applications associated to the .eot 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 eot file, edit eot file, convert eot file, view eot file, play eot file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting eot files.

Software that open eot file - Embedded OpenType font

Programs supporting the exension eot on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Web Embedding Fonts Tool for open eot file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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