What is a .ELM File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .elm extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .elm file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .ELM file?

The .ELM file extension is from Office Theme File. It was developed by Microsoft. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a settings related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .elm file on 1 platform.

How to open a .ELM file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .ELM file on various operating systems.

How to open a .ELM file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .elm file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Office 365 software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Office 365.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ELM file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Office 365 software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .ELM file?

If you are still unable to open the .ELM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .ELM file.elm – Eternal Lands. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .ELM file with the Microsoft Office 365 program on Windows.