ENEX File Extension

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Evernote Archive
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What is ENEX file?

Full format name of files that use ENEX extension is Evernote Archive. Evernote defined the Evernote Archive format standard. ENEX file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS, Windows system platform. ENEX file format, along with 1326 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. Users are advised to use Evernote software for managing ENEX files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Evernote software was developed by Evernote Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about ENEX files or the Evernote software program.

Programs which support ENEX file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with ENEX files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with ENEX suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support ENEX file

Windows Windows

How to open file with ENEX extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ENEX files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Evernote Archive files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Evernote

Install software to open ENEX file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ENEX files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Evernote and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ENEX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Evernote website and download the installer.

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

Update software that support file extension ENEXYou still cannot access ENEX files although Evernote is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Evernote installed, it may not support ENEX format. The most recent version of Evernote is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Evernote to ENEX files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ENEX files with latest version of Evernote you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with ENEX file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the ENEX with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Evernote installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open ENEX files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with ENEX file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ENEX file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with ENEX extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the ENEX file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

Should it happed that the ENEX is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the ENEX file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the ENEX file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic ENEX file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with ENEX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Evernote Archive file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Evernote

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Evernote Archive files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with ENEX files affecting older versions of given software.

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