ENC file extension

ENC file could be opened by special software. There are 5 file's types and each of them could be opened by different software. Download recommended software to open desired file format.

How to open ENC file

An ENC file has five basic versions and can be obtained by generating the following program modules:

  • LotusAdobe Flash. In this case, an ENC file is an encoded data file used to ensure information security of applications and prevent unwanted access.

The UUENCODE standard is most often used (Unix-Unix coding algorithm) to encrypt the ENC extension. base64 is Unix-Unix’s successor, which is in high demand for data protection when sending emails.

  • CopySafe PDF Protector is a utility used for encryption and security of PDF documents. In such a way, ENC format (copysafe protected PDF file) is a PDF file, protected from text data or graphics editing and copying.

It is noteworthy that an ENC file has a term of protection, may prevent document printing, and activate security provided by the password.

  • NOAA ENC Direct to GIS is a software utility that supports the work with marine charts. This file is used for controlling sea traffic and shoreline services.

The databases stored in an ENC file may contain characteristic features of the landscape, reservoir depth, etc.

  • Encore is a media-plug-in, which contains information about a piece of music, its duration, author, instruments, and even the lyrics.
  • Cabal Online is a multiplayer role-playing game. In this case, an ENC file is a custom data file stored in the Data directory. It can contain information about various game elements, such as graphic images, sound effects, maps, etc.

Opening ENC

Depending on the ENC file version, it can be opened and edited using various programs:

If the system gives an error message when trying to open the ENC format, this can mean only one thing – the file is associated with the wrong application.

Converting ENC into other formats

Due to the fact that each ENC file is generated by its own program, it has its own individual structure, content, and volume. An ENC file data conversion/translation is provided only in the framework of relevant software packages.

Why ENC and what are its advantages

The ENC extension has a wide application area. It can be used as a file containing marine charts data, components protecting from making changes to a PDF file, profile data of a game program.

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File type:
Electronic Navigation Chart File
Developer:
NOAA
Category:
Data files

OCS (Office of Coast Survey) navigational chart format file that is also known as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Electronic Navigation Chart (ENC) file. This format is specified by the International Hydrographic Organization S-57 standard. ENC information is used for supporting marine transportation infrastructure and coastal management. These files are stored as a database of chart features. ENC files contain the location of every chart feature and such attributes as color, shape, depth, etc.

How to open file with ENC extension?

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File type:
Encoded File
Category:
Encoded files

Encoded using the UUE format file and stored with the common ".enc" extension. This file is usually encoded by such specific application as IBM Lotus 1-2-3 or Adobe Flash. Encoding prevents unauthorized users from opening the file.

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File type:
Cabal Online Data File
Developer:
ESTsoft
Category:
Game files

Cabal Online (MMORPG - massively multiplayer online role-playing game) data file that is usually stored in the "/data/" folder of the game installation directory.

How to open file with ENC extension?

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File type:
Encore Musical Notation File
Developer:
GVOX
Category:
Miscellaneous files

Encore (software that is used for composing music) musical score file with such data as instruments, notes, lyrics, time signatures and key signatures, title and composer information. This file is used for saving compositions and printing musical scores. Encore is able to import and export default Music XML files for integrating with other musical notation applications. Encore is compatible with high-quality prints using PostScript and TrueType technologies.

How to open file with ENC extension?

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File type:
Copysafe Protected PDF File
Developer:
ArtistScope
Category:
Page layout files

CopySafe PDF program copy-protected PDF file that prevents pictures and text from the document to be copied and protects against Printscreen and other screen capture functions. This file can also use printing protection, password security and date expiration.

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