File Extension Library

.IDT File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What are .IDT files and how to open them?

Can't open .IDT 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 .IDT file.

What is a .IDT file extension?

.IDT file extension is created by Microsoft. .IDT has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .IDT file is Text.

.IDT is Windows Installer Database Text Archive File

Text file created by exporting a table from a Windows Installer database; contains the ASCII text representation of the relational data stored in the table; used for reviewing database information in a human-readable format; also used for committing the text version of a table to a source code control system.

IDT files can be exported using the MsiDatabaseExport function, which is part of the Windows Installer API. IDT files can also be imported into an existing database using the MsiDatabaseImport function.

A Windows Installer database contains the data required to install a group of applications. The databases can be customized using third-party applications and relational queries, which helps tailor the installation data for specific needs.

How to fix problems with .IDT files

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