EDP File Extension

EDP file icon
  • Developer
    National Instruments Corporation
  • Popularity
    5 (3 votes)

What is EDP file?

EDP filename suffix is mostly used for Multisim files. Multisim specification was created by National Instruments Corporation. EDP file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. EDP file format, along with 3591 other file formats, belongs to the Various Files category. NI Multisim is by far the most used program for working with EDP files. Software named NI Multisim was created by National Instruments Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and EDP files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support EDP file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support EDP files. Files with EDP 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 EDP file

How to open file with EDP extension?

Problems with accessing EDP may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with EDP files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the NI Multisim

Problems with opening and working with EDP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with EDP files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download NI Multisim and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EDP 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 NI Multisim website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update NI Multisim to the latest version

If you already have NI Multisim installed on your systems and EDP 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. This can be one of the causes why EDP files are not compatible with NI Multisim. The latest version of NI Multisim should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Multisim files with NI Multisim

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate EDP files with latest version of NI Multisim you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the EDP file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where NI Multisim is installed, check the Always use this app to open EDP files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with EDP extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EDP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the EDP file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the EDP file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the EDP file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. EDP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the EDP 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. It could happen the the download process of file with EDP extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle NI Multisim

If the systems has insufficient resources to open EDP files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Multisim files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with EDP files affecting older versions of given software.

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