.PKT File Extension

File Type:
Packet Tracer Network Simulation Model

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

What is a PKT file?

Pkt file extension has Packet Tracer Network Simulation Model file type, developed by Cisco, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Packet Tracer is a program for network monitoring. It uses files with this extension, which store a simulation of a network setup. PKT files allow you to test different network configurations. They are usually used for educational purposes. 

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

pkt file icon
File Type:
Packet Tracer Network Simulation Model
Data Files

How to open PKT file?

Double click the pkt 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 .pkt 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 pkt 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 pkt 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 PKT files

  • Windows Windows
    • Cisco Packet Tracer Cisco Packet Tracer
  • Linux Linux
    • Cisco Packet Tracer Cisco Packet Tracer

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 pkt file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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