What is a .ETA File And How To Open It – Google (Visual Guide)

Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .eta extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .eta file extension and how to open it.

What is a .ETA file?

The .ETA file extension is from Google Earth Placemark File. This file extension was developed by Google. The file is a GIS software file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .eta file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .ETA file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Google Earth software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Google Earth software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ETA 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Google Earth software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ETA file on Mac

The .eta file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Google Earth software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Google Earth software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ETA 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: 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 Google Earth software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .ETA file on Linux

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

1. The first step is to download the Google Earth software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Google Earth software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .ETA 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .ETA file?

If you are still unable to open the .ETA file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .ETA file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .etd – Adobe Systems, .ete – Vumingo, .etf – MakeMusic, .etff – Encrypt4all Software, .eth – Zoerf. 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 .ETA file with the Google Earth program on Windows, Google Earth program on Mac and Google Earth software on Linux.