.PKT File Extension

Packet Tracer Network Simulation Model

General Information

Title PKT File Extension
Extension .pkt
Full Form Packet Tracer Network Simulation Model
File Type Network Simulation File
Developer Cisco Systems
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Simulate networks
Additional Functions Training, Education
Features Interactive, Visual

File Characteristics

Quality High fidelity
Supports Layers Network hierarchy
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Network Design Yes
Education Yes
Training Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Embedded scripts
Best Practices Update software, Educator screening

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Early 2000s
Latest Version Varies with Packet Tracer

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .pkz, .pka

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Cisco Packet Tracer Free with NetAcad Windows, Mac, Linux