What are ECC files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an ECC 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 an ECC file?
ECC files have multiple uses, and DVDisaster Error Correction is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
DVDisaster Error Correction
These ECC files are generated by the DVDisaster software, which is a CD / DVD backup program. Notable functions of DVDisaster include the ability to fully recover optical media data even when read errors are present in the CD / DVD. This allows users to create a fully functional CD or DVD copy of the optical media disk with read errors.
These ECC files are also known as DVDisaster Error-Correction files. Since the DVDisaster program is integrated with data protection functions, CDs or DVDs with read errors may be fully recovered and copied unto a new optical media disk by the DVDisaster software.
DVDisaster is available for Linux and Unix operating systems. There are no known third-party applications that can be used to open these .ecc files.
How to open ECC files
Important: Different programs may use files with the ECC file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ECC file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested four different ECC openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: June 8, 2022
All known file formats using extension .ECC
While DVDisaster Error Correction is a popular type of ECC-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ECC file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
ICE ECC Data
We know that one ECC format is ICE ECC Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of ECC files. Remember, different programs may use ECC 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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