An iak file extension is used for information access key files associated with the MAIL.DAT.

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IAK file - MAIL.DAT information access key

What is iak file? How to open iak files?

File type specification:

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The iak file extension is associated with the MAIL.DAT, a set of files that contain detailed information about a presorted mailing accepted by United States Postal Service.

The iak file stores information access key used by MAIL.DAT.

This iak 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.

Updated: August 17, 2018

The default software associated to iak file type:

Mail.Dat  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

The Mail.dat specification specifies a User License Code to accompany files for the purpose of uniquely identifying the sender through the postal supply chain. The Mail.dat specification, and the software infrastructure upon which it’s built, defines mail preparation today and is developed and maintained by IDEAlliance, a non-profit industry association, in cooperation with the United States Postal Service

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 .iak 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 .iak file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open iak file, edit iak file, convert iak file, view iak file, play iak file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with iak file - MAIL.DAT information access key

Click on the software link for more information about Mail.Dat. Mail.Dat uses iak 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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