ECF file format description
Many people share .ecf files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ecf file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ecf files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ecf - Microsoft Outlook Extension Configuration File
The ECF configuration files are related to Microsoft Office Outlook. ECF file is a Microsoft Outlook Extension Configuration File. Outlook is an e-mail messaging and management system from Microsoft.
- Microsoft Office Outlook
- Configuration files
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- Microsoft Outlook Extension Configuration File related extensions:
.ecf - Embird Cross Stitch Format File
The ECF document files are related to Embird. ECF file is an Embird Cross Stitch Format File. Embird is a machine-independent embroidery software.
- Document files
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- Embird Cross Stitch Format File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ecf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ecf files. Be especially cautious with .ecf files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ecf 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .ecf file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
exf, evf, cef, ef, ecr, esf, ecb, eff, ecv, ece, wcf, ecc, rcf, ec, cf
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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- EccoPro Database Backup
- ENVI Vector Data
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