What are ERF files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an ERF 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 ERF file?
ERF files have multiple uses, and BioWare Entity Resource is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
BioWare Entity Resource File
These ERF files contain the entities and models used by Bioware, video game developers who specialize in role-playing video games. These models that are saved consist out of shapes, materials, and other information that create or define the model.
How to open ERF files
Important: Different programs may use files with the ERF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ERF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different ERF openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: January 16, 2023
All known file formats using extension .ERF
While BioWare Entity Resource File is a popular type of ERF-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .ERF file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Camera RAW Image File (Epson)
We know that one ERF format is Camera RAW Image File (Epson). We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
ERF opener for Windows
We have identified 2 ERF openers that are compatible with this specific type of ERF file.
More file formats using the ERF extension
Through our research of ERF files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.
- Compucon EOS Design Format
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of ERF files. Remember, different programs may use ERF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Adobe Photoshop||User submitted|
|Photo Gallery||User submitted|
|Picasa Photo Viewer||Discontinued|
|PhotoPad Image Editor||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|
|Zoner Photo Studio||User submitted|
|Corel PaintShop Pro||User submitted|
|RAW Thumbnail Viewer||User submitted|
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