An .ET file is a spreadsheet file that is created using the spreadsheet program from Kingsoft software. The ET file is used to store financial data, such as balance sheets, expenses, invoices in the form of rows and columns. Further, the ET file supports charts and formulas in the spreadsheet. Multiple ET files can be created from the spreadsheet program or by using the ETT templates. The ETT templates support various types of documents, including invoice, tracker, budget, calendar, finance, and business files. Further, the ET file can be converted into XLSX and XLS format using the Kingsoft Spreadsheets or the WPS Spreadsheets.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open ET files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with ET suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with ET extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with ET files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ET files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Kingsoft Spreadsheets or one of the recommended programs (for example, Kingsoft Office) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Kingsoft Spreadsheets installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening ET files still occur even after installing Kingsoft Spreadsheets, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Kingsoft Spreadsheets is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why ET files are not compatible with Kingsoft Spreadsheets. The latest version of Kingsoft Spreadsheets should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of Kingsoft Spreadsheets installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ET 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.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
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 ET file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ET file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the ET file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If the ET file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with ET extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Kingsoft Spreadsheets Format file again.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with ET extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Kingsoft Spreadsheets Format file. It may be the case that the ET files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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