File Extension Library

.ERP File Extension

  • Developer by: Future Games
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .ERP file?

.ERP file extension is created by Future Games. .ERP has been classified as Game Files. The format of .ERP file is Binary.

.ERP is Alter Ego Game Archive

Game file used by Alter Ego, a dark adventure game; stores an archive of game files, which may contain graphics, audio, and other game data; used for loading game content; can be unpacked using the Alter Ego ERP unpacker.

NOTE: There is another "Alter Ego" game that was released in 1984 for older computer systems, but this game does not use ERP files.

List of all softwares that can open the Alter Ego Game Archive
Future Games Alter Ego
Alter Ego ERP unpacker
File Type 2 Ego Engine Game Archive
Developer by: Codemasters Category: Game Files

An ERP file is an archive used by games that utilize the Ego game engine, such as Race Driver: Grid, Colin McRae: Dirt, and F1 2016. It contains multiple asset files, such as .TGA, TGA.SAMPLER, and TGA.IMAGE files, which are used to store textures for objects in the game.

ERP files are typically only seen by gamers who are modifying the gameplay of a game. Ego ERP Archiver is a popular program for opening ERP archives. Users can then export graphic files stored in the archive, modify the exported graphic files with an image editor, then import them back into the ERP archive.

NOTE: The Ego game engine is developed by Codemasters.

List of all softwares that can open the Ego Engine Game Archive
Ego ERP Archiver
File Type 3 Encarta Researcher File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Data Files

File that contains data for articles used by Encarta, a digital encyclopedia; referenced by Encarta and is not meant to be opened or edited.

Encarta was a CD-ROM based encyclopedia and dictionary published by Microsoft from 1993 to 2009. It was birthed in the pre-Internet 1990s and was used as a digital reference, most commonly for work and school projects. The program contains articles, pictures, illustrations, videos, sounds, and animations. Encarta eventually met its demise because it couldn't compete with free online encyclopedias like Wikipedia.

List of all softwares that can open the Encarta Researcher File
Microsoft Encarta

How to Open .ERP file on different platforms

Open .ERP File on Windows

  • Right-click a .ERP
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .ERP file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .ERP files" Press "Ok"

Open .ERP File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ERP file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .ERP File on Linux

Right click on the .ERP file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .ERP File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ERP file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .ERP File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .ERP files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ERP files

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