What is a .SWITCH File And How To Open It – Egress Software Technologies (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .switch extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .switch file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .SWITCH file?

The .SWITCH file extension comes from Switch Package. The development of this file was done by Egress Software Technologies. The file is a encoded file.

What to know

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

How to open a .SWITCH file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SWITCH 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Egress Switch software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SWITCH file?

If you are still unable to open the .SWITCH file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SWITCH file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .swj – Dassault Systemes, .swk – StudyWorks, .swm – Microsoft, .swp – Bill Joy, .swt – Adobe Systems. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .SWITCH file with the Egress Switch program on Windows.