File Extension Library

.CTSYM File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files

What are .CTSYM files and how to open them?

Can't open .CTSYM file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CTSYM file.

What is a .CTSYM file extension?

.CTSYM file extension is created by Microsoft. .CTSYM has been classified as Developer Files.

.CTSYM is Visual Studio Command Table Output File

File created by Microsoft Visual Studio, a Windows platform SDK; contains compiled configuration data from a .CTC file for a VSPackage command set; resource for managed VSPackage code, native, or managed satellite DLL file; connected to a .CTO file, mirroring contents and file name.

You can use your CTO and CTSYM file to create a .VSCT file:

  • Place the CTO and CTSYM files in the same directory as the vsct.exe compiler.
  • In the Visual Studio Command Prompt, navigate to the CTO and CTSYM file location.
  • Type vsct.exe (ctofilename).cto (vsctfilename).vsct -S(symfilename).ctsym. Your VSCT file is now created and you can edit it using the VSCT Compiler.
  • List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Command Table Output File
    Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

    How to fix problems with .CTSYM files

    1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CTSYM files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CTSYM file format
    2. You need to check the .CTSYM file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)