The .pkey file extension is related to the PowerKey data encryption app for Windows. The PKEY file contains encrypted data.

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PKEY file - PowerKey encrypted file

What is pkey file? How to open pkey files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The PKEY file extension is associated with the PowerKey a case sensitive data protection tool for Microsoft Windows operating system. The .pkey file stores encrypted data (one or more files and directories).


The default software associated to pkey file type:

PowerKey picture or screenshot

PowerKey  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Elcor Software

PowerKey is an advanced encryption toolkit designed to protect your most sensitive data. It allows creation of SFX packages (like WinZip). It also features secure deletion (Wipe) option providing you with the powerful tool designed to avoid restoration of sensitive data. It has in-built AntiPasswordSpy code which will remove the threat of your passwords being revealed providing you with a powerful shield against all key-loggers.

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 .pkey 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 software applications associated to the .pkey 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 pkey file, edit pkey file, convert pkey file, view pkey file, play pkey 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting pkey files.

  • Create pkey file
  • Extract pkey file

Programs that can create pkey file - PowerKey encrypted file

Programs supporting the exension pkey on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about PowerKey for create pkey file action.

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