ET File Extension

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Kingsoft Spreadsheets Format
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What is ET file?

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.

Programs which support ET file extension

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.

Programs that support ET file

Updated: 03/15/2020

How to open file with ET extension?

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.

Step 1. Get the Kingsoft Spreadsheets

Install software to open ET file 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.

Step 2. Update Kingsoft Spreadsheets to the latest version

Update software that support file extension ETIf 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problems with opening ET files still occur even after installing Kingsoft Spreadsheets, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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.

Step 3. Assign Kingsoft Spreadsheets to ET files

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.

Associate software with ET file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the ET 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
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Kingsoft Spreadsheets is installed, check the Always use this app to open ET files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with ET file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Check the ET for 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 ET file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check ET file for viruses
1. Verify that the ET in question is not infected with a computer virus

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.

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

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.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Kingsoft Spreadsheets

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.

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

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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