IEC file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.iec - Internet Explorer Converter

The IEC application files are related to Internet Explorer. The IEC file is an Internet Explorer Converter. IEC is really a CNV file with a different extension.

Internet Explorer
Application files
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Internet Explorer Converter related extensions:
Adobe LiveCycle Application
Sony PS Vita Userspace Plugin
India Ink Photoshop Plug-in
Mac OS X Application Plug-in
Sony PS Vita Kernelspace Plugin
Windows 3.x Virtual Device Driver

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

Can't open a .iec 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 .iec file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ec, eic, ic, ice, idc, ie, ied, ief, ies, iex, ifc, irc, isc, iwc, lec

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

ICEOWS Archive
Internet Relay Chat Script
East India Company Saved Game
IESNA Photometric Data
Modula-3 Intermediate Language Code
Lotus Notes Certificate Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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