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ELF file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.elf - Gamecube Executable ELF

The ELF data files are related to Dolphin. The WLF file is a Gamecube Executable. The Nintendo GameCube is Nintendo's fourth home video game console.

Data files
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Gamecube Executable ELF related extensions:
Gamecube Executable DOL
Gamecube Game Save
Gamecube Disk Image
Compressed GameCube ROM

.elf - Executable and Linkable Format File

The ELF development files are related to WinAVR. The ELF file is an Executable and Linkable Format File. Executable and Linkable Format (ELF) is a common standard file format for executables, object code, shared libraries, and core dumps.

Development files
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Executable and Linkable Format File related extensions:
Kokogut Module Interface File
High Level Assembly Source Code
QuickBasic Coordinates File
jEEPers DX Program Configuration
GCL Cross Referencing Data
Pegasus Mail Resource File

.elf - WinImage Extended Layer Data

The ELF data files are related to WinImage. The ELF file is a WinImage Extended Layer Data. Black Belt Systems WinImages is a bitmap graphics editor and special effects applicator that supports both automation of editing tasks and animation of effects. The WinImage seems to be no longer supported.

Data files
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WinImage Extended Layer Data related extensions:
WinImage Batch Configuration
WinImage Disk Image Data
WinImage Disk Image
WinImage ZIP Compressed Disk Image
WinImage Raytracing Control Data
WinImage List

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

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

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

dlf, ef, efl, eif, el, elb, elc, eld, ele, elg, elr, elt, elv, emf, eof

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

SketchUp License FIle
EasyLanguage Document
Embird Vector Embroidery Format File
ArcGIS Report Layout File
Diploma Exam File
NEPLAN Topology Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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