Files with xnt file extension are mostly generated by malicious W32/Sober-AD mass-mailing worm. Take great care when working with these files and run anti-virus software.

There are 2 other file types using
the XNT file extension!

empty icon.xnt - PSpice library

empty icon.xnt - QuarkXPress extension

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Software that open xnt file

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XNT file extension - W32/Sober-AD data

What is xnt file? How to open xnt files?

File type specification:

Dangerous and malicious file type icon Dangerous and malicious file type

The xnt file extension is reported to be also used by W32/Sober-AD mass-mailing worm for the Windows platform.

Most likely used for one of the files generated the the worm. Should be purged from system using some security software.

Updated: September 25, 2019

The default software associated to open xnt file:

BitDefender icon

Softwin logoBitDefender  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

BitDefender is complex protection suite for Microsoft Windows. It is able to defense computer against computer viruses, spyware and spam.

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 .xnt 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 .xnt 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 xnt file, edit xnt file, convert xnt file, view xnt file, play xnt file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with xnt file - W32/Sober-AD data

Click on the software link for more information about BitDefender. BitDefender uses xnt 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with xnt file by default:
BitDefender small icon BitDefender
Other suggested software:
Avast Antivirus small icon Avast Antivirus
AVG Antivirus small icon AVG Antivirus
Norton Antivirus small icon Norton Antivirus

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