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Details of the .el file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .el file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .el file?
  • What program do I need to open a .el file?
  • How can the .el file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .el?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .el extension?
  • How can I convert .el files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .el?

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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.el file extension details

Emacs Lisp Code

Emacs Lisp Code .el file icon
EL file is an Emacs Lisp Code. GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
Category: Development files
Application: Emacs
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
EL aliases:
EL related links:
EL related extensions:
Lisp Source Code

Emacs Lisp Compiled Bytecode

.el file extension details

Echoview v1 File

Echoview v1 File .el file icon
EL file is an Echoview v1 File. Echoview is an application for analyzing and logging digital echogram data. Early versions of Echoview 1.x used .el as the extension for EV files.
Category: Data files
Application: Echoview
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
EL aliases:
EL related links:
EL related extensions:
Echoview File

Echoview 3D Polyline Data

Echoview EV Backup File

Echoview Index File

Echoview Workspace Data

Echoview 2D Region Definition Data

Echoview Export File

Echoview Bathymetric Data

Echoview Line File

Echoview Color Scheme

Other types of files may also use the .el file extension.

.el file extension error

The .el file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ei, dl, em, ep, wl, rl, fl, sl, le

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Electric Image
FLEXnet Manager Debug Log
Adobe Encore Menu Template
Pencil for Firefox Document
ElmerPost Data File
Wanderlust Configuration
The 7th Guest Archive
WISCO Word Power Word List
DRM Forward Lock
HP-UX Shared Library
open .el file

Can't open a .el file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .el file association, check the FAQ.

.el file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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