How to open E57 files

Did your computer fail to open an E57 file? We explain what E57 files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is an E57 file?

The E57 file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the E57 file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 1 different use of the E57 extension, which you can read more about below.

LIDAR Point Cloud data

Through our analysis of E57 files, we know that one use of the format is LIDAR Point Cloud data. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!