File type: Help Contents File, Contents Tab File
The CNT file extension is a Contents file for a Windows help file. The CNT file extension is a basic table of help file utilized by Windows for various applications. The Help file has with it important topics in relation to a particular Help document. Microsoft Help Workshop most often creates the file to facilitate the development of a Help document.
Category: System Files, Data Files
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: Windows Microsoft Help Workshop, Microsoft Windows Help Authoring Tool, IBM Rational Rose 98, Opticnt
Open with Linux: N/A
The CNT file extension is also being utilized in IBM's Rational Rose 98 Contents Tab file, a model-driven development tool. A software application, also commonly associated with the CNT file extension is the Opticnt program. Opticnt is an administrative tool that allows the recording of any and every computer activity while being kept hidden from the unsuspecting targets. Keystrokes typed, websites accessed, programs opened and closed, and changes in files and folders can be covertly recorded by the user.