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Informations about the ERL filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .erl filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .erl file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.erl - Erlang Source Code

The ERL file is a Development file, which is connected to the Erlang Source Code according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Erlang Source Code (.erl) files can be opened or converted with the help of Erlang.

Format description:
ERL format
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
Erlang Application Upgrade File
Erlang Compiled BEAM File
Erlang Header File

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .erl file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .erl extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .erl files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .erl file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .erl file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .erl file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .erl file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .erl extension

The .erl filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .erl files.

srl, drl, rl, frl, erp, erm, er1, el, efl, wrl, edl, rrl, rel, etl, ero

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .erl file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .erl extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Excellon Drill File
Retrieve 4GL Dataset
Alter Ego Game Archive
Echoview v1 File
Altium Binary Drill File
The 7th Guest Archive

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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