ENV File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an ENV file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .ENV files.

What is an ENV file?

The .env file extension is a found in the data files that served as a reference when Adobe programs like Acrobat and Illustrator used spell checking and other dictionary-related features. ENV files are dictionary files containing access and queries sent to the program every time a user attempts to search the meaning or correct the spelling a word.

Accompanied by .lex and .clx files, .env composed of listings of various words needed to verify the spelling of a certain text whenever the users compose. To be more specific, .env stands for the environment and this is a data file that gives the "environment" or meaning in the word in search or in check.

How to open ENV files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension ENV for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension ENV

While we know of one file format using the .ENV 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 .ENV file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

The Print ShopThe Print ShopUser submitted
PrintMasterPrintMasterUser submitted
PrintMaster GoldPrintMaster GoldUser submitted
Cabri II PlusCabri II PlusUser submitted
ScrapbooksScrapbooksUser submitted
PrintMaster PlatinumPrintMaster PlatinumUser submitted
EnerVista URPC ApplicationEnerVista URPC ApplicationUser submitted
Petz Your virtual PetzPetz Your virtual PetzUser submitted
EnveloppesEditor1.11EnveloppesEditor1.11User submitted
FX-PCS-DU/WINFX-PCS-DU/WINUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ENV-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 ENV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!