.ENC File Extension
- Category: Encoded Files
What is an .ENC file?
.ENC is Encoded File
An ENC file is a generic encoded file that may use one of several different types of proprietary or standard encodings. It is encoded to help protect the file from unauthorized use, or to help set up the file for a particular use, such as Internet transfer.
ENC files may be encoded in the .UUE format, which 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.
File Type 2 Cabal Online Data File
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.
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.
File Type 3 Electronic Navigation Chart File
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.
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.
File Type 4 Encore Musical Notation File
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.
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.
File Type 5 Copysafe Protected PDF File
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.