BEAM File

What are BEAM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BEAM 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 a BEAM file?

A .BEAM file is a Compiled Erlang Code file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open BEAM files

Important: Different programs may use files with the BEAM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BEAM file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different BEAM openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: February 9, 2014

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of BEAM files. Remember, different programs may use BEAM 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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