File Extension Library


.ETXT File Extension

  • Category: Encoded and encrypted Files

What is an .ETXT file?

.ETXT file extension has been classified as Encoded and encrypted Files.

.ETXT is Encrypted text

The etxt file extension seems to have been used in the past for an encrypted text file from Secure Notepad by exLibertine.

It looks like the company is no longer in business and the program is no longer available. Probably obsolete file type.

.ETXT file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .ETXT file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


How to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.etxt files.

How to convert:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to Open .ETXT file on different platforms

Open .ETXT File on Windows

  • Right-click a .ETXT
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .ETXT file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .ETXT files" Press "Ok"

Open .ETXT File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ETXT file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .ETXT File on Linux

Right click on the .ETXT file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .ETXT File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ETXT file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .ETXT File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .ETXT files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ETXT files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .ETXT files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .ETXT file format
  2. You need to check the .ETXT file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)