EXC File - opening and understanding

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

What is an EXC file?

The EXC file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the EXC file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the EXC file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about EXC files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open EXC 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 EXC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 17 different EXC openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

EditPad LiteEditPad LiteUser submitted
PSPadPSPadUser submitted
WZ EDITORWZ EDITORUser submitted
AkelPadAkelPadUser submitted
EditPad ProEditPad ProUser submitted
Win32PadWin32PadUser submitted
NotepadNotepadUser submitted
Bred3.0.3Bred3.0.3User submitted
DataTrakDataTrakUser submitted
VimVimUser submitted
Liquid XML StudioLiquid XML StudioUser submitted
Boxer Text EditorBoxer Text EditorUser submitted
Championship Chess ApplicationChampionship Chess ApplicationUser submitted
EditPad ClassicEditPad ClassicUser submitted
WZ EDITOR with WZ MAILWZ EDITOR with WZ MAILUser submitted
EditPad Lite ESEditPad Lite ESUser submitted
NoteTab ProNoteTab ProUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!