File Extension Library


.LFT File Extension

  • Developer by: Cay Horstmann
  • Category: Font and typeface Files

What is an .LFT file?

.LFT file extension is created by Cay Horstmann. .LFT has been classified as Font and typeface Files.

.LFT is ChiWriter laser printer font

The lft file extension is associated with the ChiWriter, a scientific text editor for MS-DOS operating system, released in 1986.

The lft file stores font used to print ChiWriter documents on laser printers.

.LFT file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .LFT file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


How to open:

You cannot access these files manually.

How to convert:

There is probably no real way how you can convert this particular file type to anything else.

How to Open .LFT file on different platforms

Open .LFT File on Windows

  • Right-click a .LFT
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .LFT file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .LFT files" Press "Ok"

Open .LFT File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .LFT file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .LFT File on Linux

Right click on the .LFT file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .LFT File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .LFT file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .LFT File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .LFT files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .LFT files

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