ESO File Extension

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DesignBuilder EnergyPlus Output
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What is ESO file?

ESO filename suffix is mostly used for DesignBuilder EnergyPlus Output files. DesignBuilder EnergyPlus Output format was developed by DesignBuilder Software Ltd. Files with ESO extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. ESO file format, along with 3591 other file formats, belongs to the Various Files category. The software recommended for managing ESO files is DesignBuilder. Software named DesignBuilder was created by DesignBuilder Software Ltd. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ESO files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support ESO file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ESO files. ESO files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ESO file

How to open file with ESO extension?

Problems with accessing ESO may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with ESO 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 ESO files.

Step 1. Get the DesignBuilder

Problems with opening and working with ESO files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ESO files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the DesignBuilder developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ESO files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download DesignBuilder installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit DesignBuilder Software Ltd website and download from their official repositories.

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

If you already have DesignBuilder installed on your systems and ESO 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. If you have an older version of DesignBuilder installed, it may not support ESO format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using DesignBuilder.

Step 3. Associate DesignBuilder EnergyPlus Output files with DesignBuilder

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

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the ESO file and choose 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 DesignBuilder is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ESO files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected ESO 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....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with ESO extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

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

1. Check the ESO file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ESO file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the ESO file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic ESO file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with ESO 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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle DesignBuilder

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

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

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

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