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

empty icon.enc - Uuencode encoded data

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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

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 - Yahoo! Instant Messenger data

What is enc file? How to open enc files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

enc file icon: enc filetype icon

The enc file extension is associated with the Yahoo! Messenger, a multi-platform instant messaging client that is able to send text messages as well as establish voice calls.

The Yahoo! .enc file is used only for internal purpose of Yahoo! Instant Messenger and contains some resource data.

This enc file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open enc file:

Yahoo! Instant Messenger icon

Yahoo, Inc. logoYahoo! Instant Messenger  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Yahoo, Inc.

Yahoo! Messenger is free multi-platfom instant messaging service and client. Yahoo! Messenger is able to send text messages, transport files as well as establish the voice and video calls.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .enc file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended 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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with enc file - Yahoo! Instant Messenger data

Click on the software link for more information about Yahoo! Instant Messenger. Yahoo! Instant Messenger uses enc 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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