What is a .ESI File And How To Open It – EtherCAT Technology Group (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .esi extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .esi file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .ESI file?

The .ESI file extension is from EtherCAT Slave Information. The development of this file was done by EtherCAT Technology Group. The format of this file is xml, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .esi file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .ESI file?

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

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

To open the .esi file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Notepad++ and GitHub Atom software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ESI file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: 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 GitHub Atom software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ESI file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .esi file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple Xcode and GitHub Atom.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ESI 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GitHub Atom software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .ESI file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .esi file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is GitHub Atom.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .ESI 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .ESI file?

If you cannot open the .ESI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .ESI file.eslock – ES APP Group, .esm – Bethesda Softworks, .esm – Bethesda Softworks, .esp – Bethesda Softworks, .esp – Bethesda Softworks. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .ESI file with the GitHub Atom, Notepad++ programs on Windows, GitHub Atom, Apple Xcode programs on Mac and GitHub Atom software on Linux.