There are 11 other file types using
the ENC file extension!

empty icon.enc - Encore musical notation file format

empty icon.enc - kmttg video profile

empty icon.enc - Electronic navigation chart

empty icon.enc - BlackIce PC Protection evidence log

empty icon.enc - CopySafe PDF encrypted document

empty icon.enc - Media Safe encrypted data

enc icon.enc - Yahoo! Instant Messenger data

empty icon.enc - Cabal Online game data

empty icon.enc - NA Sniffer for MS-DOS captured data

empty icon.enc - TorrentLocker ransomware affected file

empty icon.enc - Cryptorium ransomware affected file

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ENC file extension - Uuencode encoded data

What is enc file? How to open enc files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

File extension enc is also sometimes associated with Uuencode encoding file format that is used by various applications such as Lotus 1-2-3, Adobe Flash etc. to protect projects against unauthorized access. Uuencoding was also popular for sending binary files by e-mail. Uunecoding was replaced by base64 encoding.

Uuencoding encoding format was originally used by encryption software for Unix operating system named uuencode (Unix-to-Unix encoding). Uuencoding format is a form of binary-to-text encoding. To decode the uuncoded file back to original binary format is used program named uudecode.

Updated: November 29, 2023

The default software associated to open enc file:

Stuffit icon

Smith Micro Software, Inc. logoStuffit  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Smith Micro Software, Inc.

Stuffit is easy to use utility used to create and extract file archives. It is able to create ZIP and SITX archives. StuffIt also opens compressed and encoded attachments and file downloads in over 25 different formats including StuffIt, Zip, RAR and Tar.

StuffIt for Mac icon

Smith Micro Software, Inc. logoStuffIt for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Smith Micro Software, Inc.

StuffIt for Mac is archive utility that is able to create ZIP and SITX archives as well as extract 25 different formats including StuffIt, Zip, RAR and Tar.

Help how to open:

Use Stuffit Deluxe, ZipZag, IzArc to decode uuencode encoded files (enc format).

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

Find conversions from enc file:

enc to doc

enc to jpeg

enc to jpg

enc to mp4

enc to pdf

enc to word

enc to zip

List of software applications associated to the .enc 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 enc file, edit enc file, convert enc file, view enc file, play enc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting enc files.

Software that open enc file - Uuencode encoded data

Programs supporting the exension enc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open enc file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with enc file by default:
Stuffit small icon Stuffit
Other suggested software:
IZArc small icon IZArc
ZipZag small icon ZipZag
StuffIt Deluxe small icon StuffIt Deluxe

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with enc file by default:
StuffIt for Mac small icon StuffIt for Mac
Other suggested software:
StuffIt Deluxe for Mac small icon StuffIt Deluxe for Mac

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