What is a .UEA File And How To Open It – AuthenTec (Easy Steps)


Have you downloaded a file with .uea extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .uea file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .UEA file?

The .UEA file extension stands for Protector Suite QL Encrypted Archive. The creator of this file extension is AuthenTec. The format of this encoded file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .uea file on 1 platform.

How to open a .UEA file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .UEA file on various operating systems.

How to open a .UEA file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .uea file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the AuthenTec Protector Suite QL software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: AuthenTec Protector Suite QL.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .UEA file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the AuthenTec Protector Suite QL software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .UEA file?

If you are still unable to open the .UEA file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .UEA file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .uf2 – Microsoft, .ufo – Ulead, .ufo – Tal Leming, Justin van Rossum, and Erik van Blokla, .ufr – Frederik Slijkerman, .ufr – Upfiring. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .UEA file with the AuthenTec Protector Suite QL program on Windows.