.ENC File Extension

File Type:
Encoded File

Having trouble opening .enc extension? Don't panic! This page explains what enc files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open enc files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a ENC file?

Enc file extension has Encoded file type, which is associated with the "encoded files" category.

Generic encoded file may involve different encodings, which ensure proper protection. The file may be also applied for a certain use (e.g. Internet transfer).

Users can access ENC files that come with proprietary encoding, using a program that was used for encoding the files. ENC file, which have been encoded using the .UUE format, can be viewed through Stuff It Deluxe.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
Encoded File
Encoded Files

How to open ENC file?

Double click the enc file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .enc extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the enc extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the enc file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ENC files

  • Windows Windows
    • Open with program that initially encoded the file Open with program that initially encoded the file
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Open with program that initially encoded the file Open with program that initially encoded the file

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the enc file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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