EMT File Extension

EMT file icon
Unreal Engine Emitter
  • Developer
    Epic Games, Inc.
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What is EMT file?

Full format name of files that use EMT extension is Unreal Engine Emitter. Epic Games, Inc. defined the Unreal Engine Emitter format standard. EMT file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. EMT file belongs to the Game Files category just like 1248 other filename extensions listed in our database. Unreal supports EMT files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used. Software named Unreal was created by Epic Games, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and EMT files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support EMT file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support EMT files. Files with EMT suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support EMT file

How to open file with EMT extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening EMT files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with EMT files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with EMT files.

Step 1. Install Unreal software

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening EMT files is that no program that can handle EMT files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Unreal or one of the recommended programs (for example, Unreal Tournament, Unreal II: The Awakening) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Unreal website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Unreal to the latest version

If you already have Unreal installed on your systems and EMT files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 EMT files are not compatible with Unreal. The latest version of Unreal should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Unreal Engine Emitter files with Unreal

If you have the latest version of Unreal installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage EMT 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.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the EMT file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Unreal installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open EMT files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with EMT extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Unreal and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with EMT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the EMT file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

Should it happed that the EMT 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 EMT file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with EMT extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the EMT 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 EMT file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Unreal Engine Emitter file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Unreal

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Unreal Engine Emitter files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the EMT files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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