EGG file format description
Many people share .egg files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .egg file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .egg files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.egg - ALZip Archive
The EGG archive files are related to AlZip. EGG file is an ALZip Archive. The ALZip archiver provides its own file format EGG, which makes better compression ratio and full Unicode support. The AlZip seems to be no longer supported.
.egg - Python Egg Package
The EGG development files are related to Python. EGG file is a Python Egg Package. A Python Egg is a logical structure embodying the release of a specific version of a Python project, comprising its code, resources, and metadata.
- Development files
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- Python Egg Package related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .egg file extension. Even harmful programs can create .egg files. Be especially cautious with .egg files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .egg 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 .egg file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
efg, eg, egb, egf, egn, egr, egt, egv, eng, erg, evg, gg
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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