What is a .CTXT File And How To Open It – University of Kent (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ctxt extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .ctxt file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .CTXT file?

The file extension .CTXT comes from BlueJ Context File. This file extension was developed by University of Kent. This development related file is in text format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ctxt file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .CTXT file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .CTXT file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CTXT file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .ctxt file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the BlueJ software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is BlueJ.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CTXT file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the BlueJ software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .CTXT file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ctxt file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the BlueJ software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use BlueJ software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CTXT file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the BlueJ software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .CTXT file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .ctxt file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the BlueJ software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: BlueJ.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .CTXT file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the BlueJ software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .CTXT file?

If you are still unable to open the .CTXT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CTXT file.cty – Maxis, .ctz – giuspen, .cu – NVIDIA, .cub – Microsoft, .cub – USGS. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .CTXT file with the BlueJ program on Windows, BlueJ program on Mac and BlueJ software on Linux.