The MCT file extension is related to the MSN Messenger an instant messaging system from Microsoft and used for its packaged wink files.

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

empty icon.mct - Musicator MIDI file

empty icon.mct - MapChart genetic map data file

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MCT file extension - MSN Messenger packaged wink file

What is mct file? How to open mct files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

mct file icon: mct filetype icon

The MCT file extension is related to Microsoft Live Messenger, part of Windows Essentials.

A *.mct file contains a packed wink - a flash animation. Some sort of animated emoticon. These files were used in some previous version of MSN Messenger, and are not used in the latest edition.

The default software associated to mct file type:

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.

Help how to open MCT files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension MCT:

As far as we know, this .mct 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 .mct file extension

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

  • Others mct file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with mct file - MSN Messenger packaged wink file

Click on the software link for more information about Windows Live Messenger. Windows Live Messenger uses mct 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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