File Extension Library

.ELF File Extension

  • Developer by: Nintendo
  • Category: Executable Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .ELF files and how to open them?

Can't open .ELF file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .ELF file.

What is a .ELF file extension?

.ELF file extension is created by Nintendo. .ELF has been classified as Executable Files. The format of .ELF file is Binary.

.ELF is Nintendo Wii Game File

Executable file format used by the Nintendo Wii, a video game console released by Nintendo in November, 2006; may be transferred to a PC and played on the Dolphin Emulator.

NOTE: "Homebrew" Wii programs created by users may also be saved as ELF files. They can be transferred to the Wii console via an SD card.

List of all softwares that can open the Nintendo Wii Game File
File Type 2 Executable and Linkable Format File
Developer by: Unix System Laboratories Category: System Files Format: Binary

System file created in the Executable and Linkable Format (ELF), which was previously known as the "Extensible Linking Format;" can store executable programs, memory dumps, and shared libraries.

The ELF format is a standard file format used on many Unix-based systems.

File Type 3 PlayStation Executable File
Developer by: Sony Category: Game Files Format: Binary

File used by the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Portable (PSP) gaming systems; contains most of the contents from a video game disc; includes game data, object code, shared libraries, and other data.

ELF files are sometimes edited to modify PlayStation gameplay.

NOTE: PlayStation ELF files use the "Executable and Linkable Format," which is a standard file format used on Unix systems.

List of all softwares that can open the PlayStation Executable File

How to fix problems with .ELF files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .ELF files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .ELF file format
  2. You need to check the .ELF file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)