Files with xnk file extension is related to the Microsoft Exchange and used for its shortcut files.

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XNK file extension - Microsoft Exchange shortcut

What is xnk file? How to open xnk files?

The xnk file extension was originally used by Microsoft Exchange, a multi-purpose messaging product useful for managing e-mail that was included in Windows 95 and 98, but it seems to have been adopted by other tools based on Exchange.

The typical xnk file contains saved shortcut to some file or location.

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This xnk 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 xnk file:

Microsoft Exchange Server icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Exchange Server  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Exchange Server is server side service used to manage electronic mails, calendaring, contacts and tasks. Microsoft Exchange is supported by variety of desktop e-mail clients (Microsoft Outlook, Apple Mail, Thunderbird) as well as smart mobile e-mail clients (Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, Android, iOS).

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Exchange based programs to open and connect to the data through *.xnk shortcut files.

How to convert:

Various links and shortcut files cannot be usually converted to anything else. This is because they do not contain any data but a link the actual data.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 05 00 00 00 03 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 05 00 00 00 01
ASCII code: P

List of software applications associated to the .xnk 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 xnk file, edit xnk file, convert xnk file, view xnk file, play xnk 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 xnk files.

Software that open xnk file - Microsoft Exchange shortcut

Programs supporting the exension xnk on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Exchange Server for open xnk file action.

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