.ENC File Extension

File Type:
Copysafe Protected PDF 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 Copysafe Protected PDF file type, developed by ArtistScope, which is associated with the "page layout files" category.

Typically created by CopySafe PDF software, the file is a copy-protected .PDF file. It allows protecting both text and images against unauthorized copying as well as print screen commands. The file can provide password or printing protection, and date expiration as well.

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

enc file icon
File Type:
Copysafe Protected PDF File
Page Layout 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".

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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
    • ArtistScope Copysafe PDF Converter (commercial) ArtistScope Copysafe PDF Converter (commercial)
    • ArtistScope Copysafe PDF Reader (free) ArtistScope Copysafe PDF Reader (free)

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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