.CTL File Extension

File Type:
Visual Basic UserControl Object File

Having trouble opening .ctl extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ctl files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ctl files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a CTL file?

Ctl file extension has Visual Basic UserControl Object file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

These files are used by a rhythm game known as Stepmania. It is basically a dance game that supports dance pads. CTL files are packed within .SMZIP files and store information that details the contents of the package. CTL files allow users to install new songs, skins, themes, and add-ons for the original game. They are saved in the plain text formatting.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
Visual Basic UserControl Object File
Developer Files

How to open CTL file?

Double click the ctl file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .ctl extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the ctl extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ctl file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open CTL files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the ctl file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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