>> ERL file

ERL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.erl - Erlang Source Code

The ERL development files are related to Erlang. ERL file is an Erlang Source Code. Erlang is a programming language used to build massively scalable soft real-time systems with requirements on high availability.

Development files
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Erlang Source Code related extensions:
Erlang Application Upgrade File
Erlang Compiled BEAM File
Erlang Header File

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

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

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

drl, rel, efl, erm, wrl, rrl, etl, ero, eri, er, el, srl, edl, rl, frl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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