ESM File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an ESM file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .ESM files.

What is an ESM file?

An .ESM file is an Enhanced Simplex bitmap file. Through our analysis of ESM files, we know that one use of the format is Enhanced Simplex bitmap. 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.

How to open ESM files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension ESM for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension ESM

While we know of one file format using the .ESM 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 .ESM file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

PhotoLinePhotoLineUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
Jumbo-Tech TachWareJumbo-Tech TachWareUser submitted
PhotoLine 32PhotoLine 32User submitted
EasytacEasytacUser submitted
Jumbo-Tech Driver Card SoftwareJumbo-Tech Driver Card SoftwareUser submitted
Tachograph File Viewer LETachograph File Viewer LEUser submitted
TachonovaTachonovaUser submitted
File Type AssistantFile Type AssistantUser submitted
readesmreadesmUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ESM-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with ESM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!