ESS File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open an ESS file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .ESS 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
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension ESS for different purposes.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different ESS openers which you will find listed below.
Suggest another file format using extension ESS
While we know of one file format using the .ESS 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 .ESS file.
Various viewers for this file format
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.