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Details of extension .cheat

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .cheat file extension. We'll explain what exactly a .cheat file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .cheat files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too. Let's see the 2 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. The Sims Startup Settings Data
  2. Navi Cheatsheet

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cheat file - The Sims Startup Settings Data

The Sims Startup Settings Data

The CHEAT file is a The Sims Startup Settings Data. The Sims is a 2000 strategic life-simulation video game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts.
Application: The Sims
Program name: -
Category: Game Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.fam The Sims Family Data
.dtl The Sims DTL Data
.hot The Sims Sound
.bcf The Sims 3D Body Mesh Data
cheat file - Navi Cheatsheet

Navi Cheatsheet

The CHEAT file is a Navi Cheatsheet. Navi is an interactive cheatsheet tool for the command-line.
Application: navi
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.mcsg MagicaCSG 3D Model
.ued Universal Environmental Data
.rscollection RetroShare Collection Data
.eslog EggShell Log

The .cheat file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .cheat extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .cheat file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.chat mIRC Chat Settings

The .cheat extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .cheat filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

chat (1)

Having trouble opening a .cheat file?

If you want to open a .cheat file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .cheat association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cheat

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android