ESP File Type

- The quick facts

What are ESP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ESP 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 ESP file?

ESP files have multiple uses, and Extension Sort Packer Compressed Archive is one of them.

Extension Sort Packer Compressed Archive File

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open ESP files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different ESP openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 8, 2022

More file formats using the ESP extension

Through our research of ESP files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Plugin
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Plugin

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Surveyor/400Surveyor/400User submitted
Adobe IllustratorAdobe IllustratorUser submitted
MDPTMDPTUser submitted
ESPRIT ApplicationESPRIT ApplicationUser submitted
catmanEASYcatmanEASYUser submitted
NifViewerNifViewerUser submitted
ESP - Exploria Sales PlatformESP - Exploria Sales PlatformUser submitted

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