Opening EMC files

Did your computer fail to open an EMC file? We explain what EMC files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your EMC files.

What is an EMC file?

Files that contain the .emc file extension are most commonly associated with the Striata encryption software. These files contain Striata encrypted documents.

The EMC file format prevents unauthorized viewers from reading the information that is contained within an email attachment that is being sent or received. These files commonly contain bills, invoices, collection notices and other documents that are commonly used by banks and credit card companies. The EMC files are created when these institutions send online statements to their customers.

The EMC file format incorporates a triple DES encryption algorithm to ensure the security of the information being sent and the safety of a recipient's personal information.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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