ERI File Extension

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ERI-chan (Entis Rasterized Image) Image Format
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What is ERI file?

ERI filename suffix is mostly used for ERI-chan (Entis Rasterized Image) Image Format files. Files with ERI extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. ERI file belongs to the Graphic Files category just like 524 other filename extensions listed in our database. XnView is by far the most used program for working with ERI files. Software named XnView was created by Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ERI files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support ERI file extension

Programs that can handle ERI files are as follows. Files with ERI 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 ERI file

Windows Windows

How to open file with ERI extension?

Problems with accessing ERI may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ERI-chan (Entis Rasterized Image) Image Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with ERI files.

Step 1. Get the XnView

Problems with opening and working with ERI files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ERI files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install XnView. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download XnView installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of XnView and update if needed

If the problems with opening ERI files still occur even after installing XnView, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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. 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 ERI 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 ERI-chan (Entis Rasterized Image) Image Format files with XnView

After installing XnView (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ERI files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the ERI with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where XnView is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ERI files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected ERI file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with ERI extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the ERI file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the ERI file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ERI file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the ERI file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. ERI file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the ERI file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 ERI file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the ERI-chan (Entis Rasterized Image) Image Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run XnView

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ERI-chan (Entis Rasterized Image) Image Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the ERI files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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