EXE File Extension

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Windows Executable Format
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Popularity
    3.8 (5 votes)

What is EXE file?

All such files that end up with an .EXE extension are basically executable files. Users are able to run them right away as they double click on them. In case, this does not work, it may be that the file has been damaged or that there is something in the system that is blocking its execution. This could be the anti-virus application you have installed on your system or a virus instead.

If you are unable to run the .EXE extensions, it is imperative that you get your system checked for malware and errors. Once you the issues are resolved, you will be running the files smoothly.

Conversion of a EXE file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the EXE extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of EXE file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from EXE extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to EXE file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the EXE file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the EXE file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the EXE file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the EXE file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the EXE file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the EXE file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the EXE file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on EXE file.

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