.AES File Extension

2 file types use the .aes file extension.

AES Crypt Encrypted File

Developer Packetizer
3.4  |  23 Votes

What is a AES file?

File encrypted by AES Crypt, a program used for securing files with AES encryption; stores a file that has been protected by a 256-bit encryption algorithm and a password; requires the password that was used to encrypt the file in order to decrypt the file back to the original.

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AES files are useful for protecting sensitive personal and business documents. AES Crypt users often encrypt documents and send them via email.

When AES Crypt creates an encrypted file, it append the ".aes" extension to the filename. For example, when AES Crypt encrypts a document named mydocument.docx, it creates a new file named mydocument.docx.aes. You can double-click this file and type the password in order to access the original file.

NOTE: Since AES is a common form of encryption, other encryption programs may also use the ".aes" extension.

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Programs that open AES files

ooVoo Log File

Developer ooVoo
2.2  |  6 Votes

Log file created by ooVoo, a free video chat, voice calling, and messaging application; stores a record of ooVoo activity that is sent to the ooVoo support team when debugging is needed.

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You must enable log files in order for the ooVoo to create them. Select ooVoo → Preferences... → Support and check the "Enable Debug Logging" checkbox.

In Mac OS X, the AES files are stored in the following directory: /​Users/​[username]/​Library/​Containers/​com.oovoo.mac/​Data/​Library/​ Logs/​ooVoo

In Windows, ooVoo log files use the .OVOLOG extension.

Programs that open AES files


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