EDMX is a file extension commonly associated with ADO.NET Entity Data Model Designer Format files. Microsoft defined the ADO.NET Entity Data Model Designer Format format standard. EDMX files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. EDMX file belongs to the Developer Files category just like 1009 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports EDMX files is Microsoft Visual Studio. Microsoft Visual Studio software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about EDMX files or the Microsoft Visual Studio software program.
Programs that can handle EDMX files are as follows. Files with EDMX suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Problems with accessing EDMX may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with EDMX extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with EDMX files.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening EDMX files is that no program that can handle EDMX files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Microsoft Visual Studio. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EDMX files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Microsoft Visual Studio website and download the installer.
If you already have Microsoft Visual Studio installed on your systems and EDMX files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Microsoft Visual Studio cannot handle files with EDMX may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Microsoft Visual Studio.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate EDMX files with latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the EDMX file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
Should it happed that the EDMX is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the EDMX file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
Did you receive the EDMX file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the EDMX file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ADO.NET Entity Data Model Designer Format file again.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with EDMX extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with ADO.NET Entity Data Model Designer Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle EDMX files.
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