Opening XNK files

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

What is a XNK 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 that are 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 that is locate in the Exchange application to the Windows desktop. This provides a user with one-click access to the folder from their Windows desktop.

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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