Information about the .evt (evt) file type

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .evt (evt) file type.

.evt
Windows NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 2003 or 2008 event log file.

An .evt file can be opened and viewed using the Windows Event Viewer. The file contains a record of events - typically Application, System or Security events.

Later versions of Windows (Windows 7 and Windows 2008 server) instead use a .evtx file.

Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .evt files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .evt. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.