AES File Type

- The quick facts

What are AES files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AES file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an AES file?

An .AES file is an AES Crypt encrypted file. Through our analysis of AES files, we know that one use of the format is AES Crypt encrypted. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open AES files

Important: Different programs may use files with the AES file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AES file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different AES openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 18, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension AES

While we know of one file format using the .AES file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .AES file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of AES files. Remember, different programs may use AES files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

BandizipBandizipUser submitted
CrypToolCrypToolUser submitted
Application AES-ToolApplication AES-ToolUser submitted
ArquimetArquimetUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
PentaZipPentaZipUser submitted
ACESCOACESCOUser submitted
PC File EncryptorPC File EncryptorUser submitted
Cerber AntiVirusCerber AntiVirusUser submitted
USERS, Inc. UCaptureUSERS, Inc. UCaptureUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with AES-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with AES-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!