What is a .EXP File And How To Open It (Visual Guide)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .exp extension. 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 .exp file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .EXP file?

The file extension .EXP is Symbols Export File. This file belongs to the text format and it is a development related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .EXP file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .EXP file on various operating systems.

How to open a .EXP file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .EXP 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: 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 Apple Xcode software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .EXP file?

If you are still unable to open the .EXP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .EXP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .exp – Melco, .exp – Dassault Systemes, .exp – SonicWALL, .exp – Trend Communications, .exp – Pelco, .exp – Bernina. 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 .EXP file with the Apple Xcode program on Mac.