XNK File Type

- The quick facts

What are XNK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an XNK 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 XNK file?

An .XNK file is a Microsoft Exchange Server Shortcut file.

Files that contain the .xnk file extension are most commonly associated with the Microsoft Exchange communications software application. Microsoft Exchange is a collaboration and communications server software, often used by companies to facilitate communications and project management.

The XNK files used by this software contain shortcut files that open an associated folder within the Microsoft Exchange application. The XNK shortcut files are created when a user drags a folder from the Folder List in the Exchange application to the Windows desktop. This provides users with one-click access to the folder from their Windows desktop.

How to open XNK files

We have identified one XNK opener that is compatible with this specific type of XNK file.

Programs that open Microsoft Exchange Server Shortcut files

Last updated: January 25, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension XNK

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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