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E57 file format description

Many people share .e57 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .e57 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .e57 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.e57 - Lidar E57 Point Cloud Data

The E57 data files are related to libE57. E57 file is a Lidar E57 Point Cloud Data. Lidar (LIght Detection And Ranging) is a remote sensing technology that measures distance by illuminating a target with a laser and analyzing the reflected light. The E57 file format is a compact, vendor-neutral format for storing point clouds, images, and metadata produced by 3D imaging systems, such as laser scanners.

Application:
libE57
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Lidar E57 Point Cloud Data related extensions:
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Ashampoo Media Player Language Data
.nlang3
Ashampoo Internet Accelerator Localisation Data
.wsk
Ashampoo Media Player Skin
.roz
aSc Timetables Data
.ajl
ARCserve Backup Journal Data
.bcd
ARM RealView Board/Chip Definition File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .e57 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .e57 files. Be especially cautious with .e57 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .e57 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 can't open this file:

example.e57

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .e57 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

57, r57, s57

Operating systems

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