MEO File Extension

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MEO Encrypted Archive
  • Developer
    NCH Software
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3 (4 votes)

What is MEO file?

MEO filename suffix is mostly used for MEO Encrypted Archive files. NCH Software defined the MEO Encrypted Archive format standard. MEO files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. MEO file format, along with 202 other file formats, belongs to the Encoded Files category. The most popular program for handling MEO files is MEO Free Data Encryption Software, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Software named MEO Free Data Encryption Software was created by NCH Software Pty Ltd. In order to find more detailed information on the software and MEO files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support MEO file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with MEO files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. MEO files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support MEO file

How to open file with MEO extension?

Problems with accessing MEO may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with MEO files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with MEO files.

Step 1. Install MEO Free Data Encryption Software software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening MEO files is that no program that can handle MEO files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download MEO Free Data Encryption Software and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download MEO Free Data Encryption Software installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit NCH Software Pty Ltd website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of MEO Free Data Encryption Software and update if needed

If the problems with opening MEO files still occur even after installing MEO Free Data Encryption Software, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of MEO Free Data Encryption Software is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why MEO files are not compatible with MEO Free Data Encryption Software. The latest version of MEO Free Data Encryption Software should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open MEO files to MEO Free Data Encryption Software

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate MEO files with latest version of MEO Free Data Encryption Software you have installed 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

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the MEO file
  • 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 MEO Free Data Encryption Software is installed, check the Always use this app to open MEO files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the MEO file and select 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 MEO extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the MEO is not faulty

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 MEO file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the MEO in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the MEO is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the MEO file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the MEO file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the MEO file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 MEO file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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 MEO Encrypted Archive file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle MEO Free Data Encryption Software

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with MEO 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 MEO Encrypted Archive file. It may be the case that the MEO files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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