The File Extensions Database

.EMP File Extension

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  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .EMP file?

.EMP is eMusic Music Download File

Music file used by eMusic Download Manager, a program that allows users to download .MP3 files and play them in common music player programs, such as Apple iTunes and Windows Media Player; contains information about music artist, album, and album art; used to download a specified set of MP3 files.

eMusic files also use the .EMX extension depending on the version of eMusic Download Manager. Some versions of eMusic Download Manager are not compatible with EMP files. EMusic/J is compatible with both EMP and EMX files.

NOTE: EMP files do not contain actual audio data. They only contain the information necessary to download an audio file or a set of audio files.

Programs that open eMusic Music Download File
Windows Download Manager
Mac Download Manager
Linux Download Manager

How to solve problems with EMP files

  • Associate the EMP file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any EMP file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.EMP files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the EMP file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .EMP is eMusic Music Download File. Because only the current version supports the latest EMP file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .EMP is eMusic Music Download File update.
  • To make sure that your EMP file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.