What is a .ERF File And How To Open It – Epson (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .erf extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .erf file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .ERF file?

The file extension .ERF is from Epson RAW File.The developer of this file extension is Epson. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a camera raw image related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .erf file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .ERF file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .ERF file on your operating system/device.

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

The .erf file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ERF file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ERF file on Mac

To open the .erf file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and MacPhun ColorStrokes.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ERF file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .ERF file?

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

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .ERF file with the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 program on Windows and Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, MacPhun ColorStrokes programs on Mac.