Files with aex file extension can be found as public encryption keys from the Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) a case data protection suite.

There are 2 other file types using
the AEX file extension!

empty icon.aex - Alpha Five linked executable

empty icon.aex - Greeting Card Factory greetings card

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AEX file extension - PGP armored extracted public encryption key

What is aex file? How to open aex files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The aex file extension is mainly known to be associated with the Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) encryption application for Microsoft Windows that used to protect user's case sensitive data.

This type of .aex file stores extracted public encryption key that can be used in PGP.

The default software associated to open aex file:

Symantec Corporation logoPretty Good Privacy  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

Pretty Good Privacy is used to protect and share information online. Pretty Good Privacy was developed to help human rights organizations communicate safely via electronic mail. It was later acquired by Symantec.

Help how to open:

As far as we know, you can import these keys only to PGP.

How to convert:

It is very unlikely that this file type can be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .aex file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open aex file, edit aex file, convert aex file, view aex file, play aex file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with aex file - PGP armored extracted public encryption key

Click on the software link for more information about Pretty Good Privacy. Pretty Good Privacy uses aex file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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