File Extension Library

.PKI File Extension

  • Category: Internet related Files

What are .PKI files and how to open them?

Can't open .PKI file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PKI file.

What is a .PKI file extension?

.PKI file extension has been classified as Internet related Files.

.PKI is Entrust public key infrastructure file format

The pki file extension is mainly related to Etrust and used for one of its encrypted formats.

These pki files are used by applications using certificate management, operational, or ancillary protocols (as defined by the IETF PKIX Working Group) to send PKI messages via E-Mail or HTTP.

MIME types:

How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .pki file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to fix problems with .PKI files

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