What is a .EV3P File And How To Open It – The LEGO Group (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ev3p 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. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .ev3p file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .EV3P file?

The file extension .EV3P comes from LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Program. The development of this file was done by The LEGO Group. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ev3p file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .EV3P file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .EV3P file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .EV3P file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ev3p file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .EV3P 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software that 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 .EV3P file on Mac

The .ev3p file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .EV3P 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .EV3P file?

If you are still unable to open the .EV3P file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .EV3P file.ev3s – The LEGO Group, .event – Corel, .evo – EVOGH, .evp – Miracle Castle, .evr – Qualcomm. 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 .EV3P file with the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 program on Windows and LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 program on Mac.