ESS File Type

- The quick facts

What are ESS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ESS 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 ESS file?

An .ESS file is an Ekahau Site Survey file.

These ESS files contain the Wi-Fi site surveys created in Ekahau Survey, a professional Wi-Fi site survey application. These ESS files are used on iPhone and iPad to give you a optimized and fast user experience. Ekahau also locates access points and saves them to the map so that you can use in you post-survey analysis. You can share your ESS files with other experts for further analysis or reporting.

How to open ESS files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different ESS openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 18, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

E.S.SE.S.SUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
Ekahau Site SurveyEkahau Site SurveyUser submitted
eqs6 Applicationeqs6 ApplicationUser submitted
EasySpreadSheet ApplicationEasySpreadSheet ApplicationUser submitted
CadwinCadwinUser submitted
The Elder Scrolls V - SkyrimThe Elder Scrolls V - SkyrimUser submitted
WinSig ApplicationWinSig ApplicationUser submitted
Numerics jr. ApplicationNumerics jr. ApplicationUser submitted

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