E00 File Extension

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ESRI Map Format Export
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What is E00 file?

E00 is a file extension commonly associated with ESRI Map Format Export files. ESRI Map Format Export format was developed by ESRI. Files with E00 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with E00 extension are categorized as GIS Files files. The GIS Files subset comprises 87 various file formats. The most popular program for handling E00 files is ArcGIS Desktop, but users can choose among 4 different programs that support this file format. ArcGIS Desktop software was developed by Esri, and on its official website you may find more information about E00 files or the ArcGIS Desktop software program.

Programs which support E00 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support E00 files. Files with E00 extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support E00 file

How to open file with E00 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening E00 files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ESRI Map Format Export files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with E00 files.

Step 1. Get the ArcGIS Desktop

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening E00 files is that no program that can handle E00 files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install ArcGIS Desktop or one to the listed programs: Voxler, FME Desktop, Total GIS Converter. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit ArcGIS Desktop website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of ArcGIS Desktop

You still cannot access E00 files although ArcGIS Desktop is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why E00 files are not compatible with ArcGIS Desktop. The latest version of ArcGIS Desktop should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate ESRI Map Format Export files with ArcGIS Desktop

If you have the latest version of ArcGIS Desktop installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage E00 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the E00 file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the ArcGIS Desktop installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open E00 files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with E00 extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with E00 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the E00 file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper E00 file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The E00 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the E00 file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the E00 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. E00 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the E00 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the E00 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the ESRI Map Format Export file.

4. Check whether your system can handle ArcGIS Desktop

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with E00 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with ESRI Map Format Export files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with E00 files affecting older versions of given software.

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