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.ENC File Extension

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File TypeEncoded File
DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.7 (15 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryEncoded Files
File Format Description

Generic encoded file that may use one of several different types of encodings; helps protect the file from unauthorized use, or helps set up the file for a particular use, such as Internet transfer.

ENC files may be encoded in the .UUE format and therefore can be opened with a program such as StuffIt Deluxe. However, ENC files that use a proprietary encoding can only be opened by the program that encoded the file.

Program(s) that open .ENC files
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Windows
Icon Open with program that initially encoded the file
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Mac OS
Icon Open with program that initially encoded the file
Updated 12/6/2012

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File TypeEncore Musical Notation File
DeveloperGVOX
Popularity
3.0 (4 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryMisc Files
File Format Description

Musical score created by Encore, a program used to compose music; may contain instruments, notes, lyrics, time signatures, and key signatures, as well as the title and composer information; used to store compositions and print musical scores.

Encore can import and export standard Music XML files to integrate with other musical notation programs. The software also supports high-quality prints using PostScript and TrueType technologies.

Program(s) that open .ENC files
Microsoft Windows Logo
Windows
Icon GVOX EncoreExternal Link
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Mac OS
Icon GVOX EncoreExternal Link
Updated 5/10/2010

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File TypeCopysafe Protected PDF File
DeveloperArtistScope
Popularity
2.5 (2 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryPage Layout Files
File Format Description

Copy-protected .PDF file created with CopySafe PDF software; prevents images and text from being copied and protects against Printscreen and screen capture commands; may also include printing protection, password protection, and date expiration.

Program(s) that open .ENC files
Microsoft Windows Logo
Windows
Icon ArtistScope Copysafe PDF Converter (commercial)
Icon ArtistScope Copysafe PDF Reader (free)
Updated 7/1/2008

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File TypeElectronic Navigation Chart File
DeveloperNOAA
Popularity
1.7 (3 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryData Files
File Format Description

Navigational chart format used by the Office of Coast Survey (OCS); also referred to as NOAA ENC files, which stands for "National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration" (NOAA) "Electronic Navigation Chart" (ENC) files.

The NOAA ENC file format is defined by the International Hydrographic Organization S-57 standard. ENC data is used to support marine transportation infrastructure and coastal management.

NOAA ENC files are saved as a database of chart features. Information saved in an ENC file includes the location of each chart feature, as well as attributes such as color, shape, depth, etc.

Program(s) that open .ENC files
Microsoft Windows Logo
Windows
Icon NOAA ENC Direct to GIS
Updated 8/18/2008

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File TypeCabal Online Data File
DeveloperESTsoft
Popularity
1.0 (1 Vote) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryGame Files
File Format Description

Data file used by Cabal Online, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG); commonly located in the \data\ directory of the software installation; can be named cabal.enc or one of several other names.

Corrupt ENC files have been known to cause issues when loading Cabal Online, sometimes after applying game patches. Some users have had success resolving this issue by fully uninstalling and reinstalling the software.

Program(s) that open .ENC files
Updated 9/23/2011