EET File Extension

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Enlightenment EET Data Format

What is EET file?

EET filename suffix is mostly used for Enlightenment EET Data Format files. EET files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux. EET file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 5261 other filename extensions listed in our database. Enlightenment is by far the most used program for working with EET files. Enlightenment software was developed by, and on its official website you may find more information about EET files or the Enlightenment software program.

Programs which support EET file extension

The following listing features EET-compatible programs. Files with EET extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support EET file

Updated: 01/24/2020

How to open file with EET extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening EET files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with EET extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Enlightenment

Install software to open EET file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports EET files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Enlightenment developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Enlightenment website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Enlightenment and update if needed

Update software that support file extension EETIf you already have Enlightenment installed on your systems and EET files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Enlightenment cannot handle files with EET may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Enlightenment should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Enlightenment to EET files

If you have the latest version of Enlightenment installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage EET on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with EET file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the EET with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Enlightenment is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open EET files and clicking OK.
Associate software with EET file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected EET file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with EET extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the EET file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper EET file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check EET file for viruses
1. The EET may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the EET file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the EET file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with EET extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic EET file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the EET file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Enlightenment EET Data Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Enlightenment

If the systems has insufficient resources to open EET files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Enlightenment EET Data Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle EET files.

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