EPH File Extension

EPH file icon
GPS Pathfinder Office Ephemeris
  • Developer
    Trimble Navigation Limited
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is EPH file?

Full format name of files that use EPH extension is GPS Pathfinder Office Ephemeris. GPS Pathfinder Office Ephemeris format was developed by Trimble Navigation Limited. EPH files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with EPH extension are categorized as GPS&GIS Files files. The GPS&GIS Files subset comprises 109 various file formats. GPS Pathfinder Office is by far the most used program for working with EPH files. Software named GPS Pathfinder Office was created by Trimble Navigation Limited. In order to find more detailed information on the software and EPH files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support EPH file extension

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

How to open file with EPH extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening EPH files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with EPH extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install GPS Pathfinder Office software

Problems with opening and working with EPH files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with EPH files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install GPS Pathfinder Office. 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 GPS Pathfinder Office website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of GPS Pathfinder Office

If the problems with opening EPH files still occur even after installing GPS Pathfinder Office, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of GPS Pathfinder Office is available. 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 EPH files are not compatible with GPS Pathfinder Office. The most recent version of GPS Pathfinder Office is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open EPH files to GPS Pathfinder Office

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

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the EPH with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where GPS Pathfinder Office is installed, check the Always use this app to open EPH files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the EPH file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select GPS Pathfinder Office and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EPH extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

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

1. Check the EPH file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the EPH 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. EPH file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the EPH 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. When downloading the file with EPH extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the GPS Pathfinder Office Ephemeris file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run GPS Pathfinder Office

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support EPH files. Close all running programs and try opening the EPH file.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with GPS Pathfinder Office Ephemeris file. It may be the case that the EPH files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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