File Extension BEAM

.BEAM File

File extension: BEAM
File type: Compiled Erlang Code


Notes about the BEAM file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The BEAM file type is primarily associated with 'Erlang' by Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson. Erlang is a programming language designed at the Ericsson Computer Science Laboratory. Open-source Erlang is being released to help encourage the spread of Erlang outside Ericsson.

Detailed information for file extension BEAM:


Primary association: Erlang
Company: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Related links: beam_lib (Interface To the BEAM File Format)



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

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