File Extension YENC

.YENC File

File extension: YENC


Notes about the YENC file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The YENC file type is primarily associated with 'yEnc Encoded File'. yEnc is a new encoding method which offers efficient and proper transmission for binaries on the Usenet (or by eMail and other applications).

Detailed information for file extension YENC:


Primary association: yEnc Encoded File
Identifying characters Hex: 3D 79 62 65 67 69 6E 20 , ASCII: =ybegin
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .YENC

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: StuffIt.Encoded.File.Expand
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Aladdin Systems\StuffIt\\stuffit.exe -expand %1 -from_shell -override_open_tutorial

ProgramID: ZipZag.yenc
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ZipZag\zipzag.exe %1

ProgramID: StuffIt.Encoded.File.Expand
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Allume Systems\StuffIt\stuffit.exe -expand %1 -from_shell -override_open_tutorial

ProgramID: StuffIt.Encoded.File.Expand
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Smith Micro\StuffIt\stuffit.exe -expand -from_shell -override_open_tutorial

ProgramID: StuffIt11.Archive.Open.Generic
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Smith Micro\StuffIt11\StuffIt11.exe -o


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