ED2K file format description
Many people share .ed2k files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ed2k file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ed2k files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ed2k - eDonkey Network Download Link
The ED2K other files are related to eMule. ED2K file is an eDonkey Network Download Link. The EDonkey Networks (eD2k) is a decentralized, mostly server-based, peer-to-peer file sharing network best suited to share big files among users, and to provide long term availability of files.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ed2k file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ed2k files. Be especially cautious with .ed2k files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ed2k 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .ed2k file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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