AXX File Extension

AXX file icon
AxCrypt Encrypted Format
  • Developer
    Axantum Software
  • Popularity
    3.3 (11 votes)

What is AXX file?

Files with AXX extension are used by AxCrypt, an open-source file encryption tool available for Windows systems. AXX file is an archive that stores encrypted and password-protected files.

Encryption as means of securing files

AXX format used AES encryption algorithm. In order to an encrypted AXX archive, a password and (optional) key file is needed. AXX files can be used therefore for secure distribution of attachments via email. AXX files can also be used as secure data archives.

Programs that support AXX file

Windows Windows

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the AXX file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the AXX file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the AXX file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the AXX file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the AXX file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the AXX file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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