ETL File - opening and understanding

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

What is an ETL file?

ETL files are log files that have been created by the Microsoft Tracelog software application. This Microsoft program creates event logs in the binary file format. These logs are created from the kernel in a Microsoft operating system.

The ETL logs can contain information about disk access and page faults, logging high-frequency events and recording the performance of the Microsoft operating system. This information can be used to analyze and adjust voice response software applications.

The .etl file extension is also used by the Eclipse open development platform. The files created by the platform are saved with the .etl file extension.

How to open ETL 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 ETL for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension ETL

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Performance AnalyzerMicrosoft Windows Performance AnalyzerUser submitted
EDIUSEDIUSUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
FPWINFPWINUser submitted
ThermaData Logger ApplicationThermaData Logger ApplicationUser submitted
E-ToolsE-ToolsUser submitted
Any Video Converter FreeAny Video Converter FreeUser submitted
Windows Performance AnalyzerWindows Performance AnalyzerUser submitted
AIS AircardAIS AircardUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ETL-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 ETL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!