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AES file format description

Many people share .aes files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .aes file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .aes files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.aes - AES Crypt Encrypted

The AES archive files are related to AES Crypt. AES file is an AES Crypt Encrypted. AES Crypt is a file encryption software available on several operating systems that uses the industry standard Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) to easily and securely encrypt files.

AES Crypt
Archive files
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AES Crypt Encrypted related extensions:
Scifer External Header Archive
xRecovery Data
YAK Compressed Archive
MediaZip Compressed Archive
Quake 3 Engine Data File
Zebra Portable Safe File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .aes file extension. Even harmful programs can create .aes files. Be especially cautious with .aes files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .aes file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .aes file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

a3s, ads, ae, aec, aee, aex, afs, ars, as, ase, ass, aws, eas, es, qes

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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