ERR file format description

Many people often share .err files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .err files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .err files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .err files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .err file format.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.err - General Error Log File

The ERR data files are related to Notepad. The ERR file is a General Error Log File.

Category:Data files
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General Error Log File related extensions:

  • aev Notepad++ Data
  • ames NASA Ames Data Exchange
  • android Android Related Readme
  • apt Nimbus 7 SAMS APRIORI Data
  • bad Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Message
  • bbs BBS Directory List

.err - Visual FoxPro Compilation Error Data

The ERR development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. The ERR file is a Visual FoxPro Compilation Error Data. Visual FoxPro is a data-centric object-oriented and procedural programming language produced by Microsoft.

Application:Microsoft Visual Studio
Category:Development files
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Visual FoxPro Compilation Error Data related extensions:

  • tdlog Microsoft Visual Studio IntelliTrace Log
  • scp Microsoft Windows 95 Dial-up Script
  • scx Microsoft Visual FoxPro Form
  • pvts ParaView VTK Parallel Structured Grid
  • pd Perl Data Language PreProcessor Data
  • qdl QDL Language Program

.err - WinDev Error Message

The ERR development files are related to WinDev. The ERR file is a WinDev Error Message. WinDev is an integrated development environment (IDE) fourth generation language (4GL), first published by PC SOFT in 1993, which is based upon a run-time engine (framework). It uses a 4GL known as WLanguage.

Category:Development files
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WinDev Error Message related extensions:

  • dep WinDev Dependency Data
  • dpl WinDev Duplicate Data
  • env WinDev Environment Data
  • fic WinDev HyperFileSQL Database
  • ftx WinDev HyperFileSQL Full-text Index
  • gab WinDev Skin Template

.err - AutoCAD Error Log

The ERR data files are related to Autodesk AutoCAD. The ERR file is an AutoCAD Error Log. AutoCAD is a computer-aided design (CAD) program used for 2-D and 3-D design and drafting.

Application:Autodesk AutoCAD
Category:Data files
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AutoCAD Error Log related extensions:

  • acgl ACG System License Data
  • mcw Monitor Calibration Wizard Data
  • bsct Balanced Scorecard Designer Strategy Data
  • par Script Particles Data
  • igw Interactive Groundwater Modeling Data
  • pamp Poweramp Album Thumbnail

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .err file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .err extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .err files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .err files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .err 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .err file

To set the .err file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .err file association. Many applications can open .err files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .err file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

drr, edr, eer, efr, egr, er, erd, ere, erf, erg, ert, etr, frr, rr, rrr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .err filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .err:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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