File Extension ESM

.ESM File

File extension: ESM
File type: Enhanced Simplex

Notes about the ESM 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 ESM file type is primarily associated with 'Enhanced Simplex'.

Detailed information for file extension ESM:

Primary association: Enhanced Simplex
Related links: XnView

Other applications associated with file type ESM:

  • Europay Security ModuleA Series of files as TLV (tag length value) objects, steamed together into one file. Extracted from a smart card media. For instance, Digital Tachograph Cards or some older credit cards. Being replaced by the Europay Security Platform (ESP).
  • The Elder Scrolls (Main Game File) by Bethesda Softworks LLCUse The Elder Scrolls Construction Set to modify this file. There are many sites the provide various cheat codes. Use a Google search on the full name of the game. This association is classified as Game.

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.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .ESM

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: GraphicsConverterPro.esm, FileType: Enhance Simplex, AppName: GraphicsConverter-reg
EXEFile: GraphicsConverter.exe

ProgramID: PhotoLine.Document

ProgramID: TES3.Master, FileType: Morrowind Master Data File, AppName: TES Construction Set
EXEFile: TES Construction Set.exe

ProgramID: TesCsFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Bethesda Softworks\Morrowind\\TES3 Construction

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: TesCsFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Bethesda Softworks\Morrowind\\TES3 Construction Set.exe

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