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

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XNK file extension - Microsoft Exchange shortcut file

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.

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

MIME: application/x-ms-exchange, application/xnk

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 xnk file type:

Microsoft Exchange Server icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft 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 XNK files:

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

How to convert file with extension XNK:

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, Mac OS X 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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 of the xnk files.

  • Open xnk file
  • Create xnk file
  • Settings xnk file
  • Others xnk file

Software that open xnk file - Microsoft Exchange shortcut file

Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Exchange Server for open xnk file action.

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