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What are MER files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MER file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your MER files.

What is a MER file?

MER files have multiple uses, and Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagram is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagram

An Entity-Relationship Diagram is a visual representation of the connections between entities in a database. A MER file holds a model of an Entity-Relationship Diagram.

Essentially, it is a plan for how data is arranged within a database and can be utilized to design and implement the said database. The .mer file can be opened and modified using specialized software and is frequently used in the design and development of database systems in the field of computer science.

How to open MER files

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

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

Last updated: January 3, 2023

All known file formats using extension .MER

While Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagram is a popular type of MER-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .MER file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Meridian Song

We know that one MER format is Meridian Song. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

FactoryTalk View Studio MEFactoryTalk View Studio MEUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Java Platform SEJava Platform SEUser submitted
RSView Studio MERSView Studio MEUser submitted

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