What is a .TTC File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ttc extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .ttc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .TTC file?

The file extension .TTC stands for TrueType Font Collection. The file is a font related file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .ttc file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .TTC file?

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

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

To open the .ttc file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the FontForge software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Microsoft Windows Font Viewer, ApoliSoft Font Fitting Room and FontForge software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .TTC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the FontForge software that 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 .TTC file on Mac

The .ttc file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the FontForge software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple Font Book and FontForge.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .TTC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 FontForge software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .TTC file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the FontForge software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is FontForge.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .TTC 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 FontForge software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .TTC file?

If you are still unable to open the .TTC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .TTC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ttd – Tinytag, .tte – Microsoft, .ttf – Apple, .ttk – Alchemy Software Development, .ttkgp – TatukGIS. 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 .TTC file with the FontForge, Microsoft Windows Font Viewer, ApoliSoft Font Fitting Room programs on Windows, FontForge, Apple Font Book programs on Mac and FontForge software on Linux.