EFM file format description
Many people share .efm files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .efm file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .efm files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.efm - Electronic Fiction Manuscript
EFM file is an Electronic Fiction Manuscript. EFM aims to be a better alternative to RTF for writing and editing fiction. It is a plain text based format, which means there are many, many tools that can edit it - even Notepad will handle it, if you make sure to pick UTF-8 when you save it.
- .efm file format description:
- EFM format
- Electronic Fiction Manuscript
- Document files
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- Electronic Fiction Manuscript related links:
- Electronic Fiction Manuscript related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .efm file extension. Even harmful programs can create .efm files. Be especially cautious with .efm files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .efm 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 .efm file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
dfm, sfm, fm, fem, erm, em, efl, ef, ebm, wfm, rfm, ffm, evm, emf, egm
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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