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.ENC File Extension

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File Type 1Encoded File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.7 (61 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryEncoded Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

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.

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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.

Programs that open ENC files
Windows
Open with program that initially encoded the file
Mac
Open with program that initially encoded the file
Updated 12/6/2012

File Type 2Cabal Online Data File

DeveloperESTsoft
Popularity
3.4 (25 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

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.

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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.

Programs that open ENC files
Updated 9/23/2011

File Type 3Electronic Navigation Chart File

DeveloperNOAA
Popularity
3.0 (10 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryData Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

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.

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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.

Programs that open ENC files
Windows
NOAA ENC Direct to GIS
Updated 8/18/2008

File Type 4Copysafe Protected PDF File

DeveloperArtistScope
Popularity
2.8 (6 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryPage Layout Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

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.

Programs that open ENC files
Windows
ArtistScope Copysafe PDF Converter (commercial)
ArtistScope Copysafe PDF Reader (free)
Updated 7/1/2008

File Type 5Encore Musical Notation File

DeveloperGVOX
Popularity
2.7 (12 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryMisc Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

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.

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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.

Programs that open ENC files
Windows
GVOX Encore
Mac
GVOX Encore
Updated 5/10/2010