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ECM file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ecm - ECM Prepared Disk Image

The ECM disk image files are related to ECM. ECM is an ECM Prepared Disk Image. Error Code Modeler (ECM) compresses CD image files (such as BIN, CDI, NRG, CCD, or similar) by stripping unnecessary EDC/ECC data. The ECM seems to be no longer supported.

Disk Image files
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ECM Prepared Disk Image related extensions:
SynclavierX Optical Disk Image
TR-DOS Disk Image
Scrambled Wii Disc Image
Ensoniq GKH Disk Image
WinImage ZIP Compressed Disk Image
Alcohol 120% CD Image Segment

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

Can't open a .ecm 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 .ecm file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

evm, rcm, exm, ecn, cem, scm, fcm, emc, efm, ecl, ec, cm, wcm, esm, em

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Kashmir 3D EVM Map Data
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Windows CE Emulator Image

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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