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Informations about the CAT filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .cat filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .cat file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

3 filename extension(s) are in our database

.cat - Quicken IntelliCharge Categorization

The CAT file is a Data file, which is connected to the Quicken IntelliCharge Categorization according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Quicken IntelliCharge Categorization (.cat) files can be opened or converted with the help of Intuit Quicken.

Format description:
CAT format description not yet available
Category:
Data
Application:
Intuit Quicken
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.adb
Intuit Quicken Address Book Data
.chg
Quicken Online Data
.hif
Quicken Online Data
.idb
Intuit Quicken Home Inventory Data File
.idx
Intuit Quicken Index Data
.lhr
Intuit Quicken Financial Life for Mac File

.cat - TINA Pro Catalog

The CAT file is a Data file, which is connected to the TINA Pro Catalog according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the TINA Pro Catalog (.cat) files can be opened or converted with the help of TINA.

Format description:
CAT format description not yet available
Category:
Data
Application:
TINA
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.cpl
TINA Complex Parameter List
.ddb
TINA Shape Library Database
.exa
TINA Task List
.ind
TINA Library Index
.ipr
TINA Interpreter File
.lib
TINA Library

.cat - Microsoft Windows Security Catalog

The CAT file is a Other file, which is connected to the Microsoft Windows Security Catalog according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Microsoft Windows Security Catalog (.cat) files can be opened or converted with the help of Microsoft Windows Update.

Format description:
CAT format description not yet available
Category:
Other
Application:
Microsoft Windows Update
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.mum
Microsoft Windows Update Package

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .cat file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .cat extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .cat files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .cat file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .cat file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .cat file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .cat file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .cat extension

The .cat filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .cat files.

act, sat, dat, cwt, ct, car, cag, ca, vat, fat, cxt, cta, cqt, cah, caf

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .cat file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .cat extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

.act
Microsoft Office Assistant Actor
.cxt
Adobe Director Protected Cast
.ct
Silicon Graphics Iris Cliptexture
.ct
Scitex Continuous Tone
.cag
Microsoft ClipArt Gallery Database
.dat
eM Client Database

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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