EPI File Extension

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Express Publisher Encapsulated Postscript Format
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What is EPI file?

Full format name of files that use EPI extension is Express Publisher Encapsulated Postscript Format. EPI files are supported by software applications available for devices running , Windows. EPI file belongs to the Raster Image Files category just like 352 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling EPI files is XnView, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet developer not only will you find detailed information about theXnView software, but also about EPI and other supported file formats.

Programs which support EPI file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open EPI files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. EPI files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support EPI file

Windows Windows

How to open file with EPI extension?

Being unable to open files with EPI extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with EPI 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. Download and install XnView

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening EPI files is that no program that can handle EPI files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing XnView or different compatible program, such as Picture Resize Free Online Images Converter. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EPI 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 XnView website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of XnView

If the problems with opening EPI files still occur even after installing XnView, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of XnView is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why EPI files are not compatible with XnView. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using XnView.

Step 3. Associate Express Publisher Encapsulated Postscript Format files with XnView

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

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the EPI file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where XnView is installed, check the Always use this app to open EPI files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected EPI file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with EPI extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the EPI is not faulty

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 EPI file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the EPI in question is not infected with a computer virus

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

2. Verify that the EPI file’s structure is intact

If the EPI 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. When downloading the file with EPI extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle XnView

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Express Publisher Encapsulated Postscript Format 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 EPI files affecting older versions of given software.

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