What is $EFS file?
The Encrypted EFS file extension is created when your computer encrypts an EES file. It is used by files that are encrypted using the Encrypting File System (EFS) utility. The encrypted EFS file extension can be found in any folder that has been encrypted with the Encrypting File System (EFS) utility.
$EFS Format details
|Full Name||Encrypted EFS|
Tools that will help you view $EFS files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the $EFS extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the $EFS file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the $EFS file differently than the application dedicated to handling the $EFS file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the $EFS file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the $EFS file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the $EFS file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
$EFS File Viewers
- Microsoft Word