ERR File Type

- The quick facts

What are ERR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ERR 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 ERR file?

Files that contain the .err file extension are usually associated with text files that log error messages for a variety of different computer software applications.

As errors occur within a software application, the errors are logged in an automatically-generated ERR file. The ERR file then can be sent to the software developers in order to address problems or bugs that may be occurring with the software program. These files are commonly used during the testing and development of a software program.

Popular applications that use the .err file extension for error files include the AutoCAD, FoxPro and AutoDesk software programs.

How to open ERR files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different ERR openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 15, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension ERR

While we know of one file format using the .ERR file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .ERR file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of ERR files. Remember, different programs may use ERR files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Notepad++Notepad++User submitted
PIC-C CompilerPIC-C CompilerUser submitted
Direct Show Ogg Vorbis FilterDirect Show Ogg Vorbis FilterUser submitted
TextPadTextPadUser submitted
ISED5 ApplicationISED5 ApplicationUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
Intel Dynamic Power Performance ManagementIntel Dynamic Power Performance ManagementUser submitted
Genero StudioGenero StudioUser submitted
MKEditorMKEditorUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ERR-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
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