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E78 file format description

Many people share .e78 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .e78 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .e78 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.e78 - IBM 3270 Terminal Emulator Screen Layout Data

The E78 data files are related to IBM 3270 Terminal Emulator. E78 file is an IBM 3270 Terminal Emulator Screen Layout Data. The IBM 3270 is a class of block oriented[ omputer terminals normally used to communicate with IBM mainframes. The IBM 3270 Terminal Emulator seems to be no longer supported.

IBM 3270 Terminal Emulator
Data files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .e78 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .e78 files. Be especially cautious with .e78 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .e78 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:


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 .e78 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

78, r78

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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