The File Extensions Database

.EST File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: GIS Files

What is an .EST file?

.EST is Streets & Trips Map File

Map file saved by Streets & Trips travel and mapping software; includes street maps and locations as well as map view, style, and font settings; can also store custom routes, drawing objects, pushpins (for marking locations), and custom symbols.

EST files are used by multiple versions of Streets and Trips, starting with version 2000. However, Streets & Trips was discontinued in 2014 and online support ceased for users in 2015.

Programs that open Streets & Trips Map File
Microsoft MapPoint
File Type 2 Construction Cost Estimate File
Category: Data Files

Data file that contains estimates of construction building costs; includes costs for wages, historical prices, equipment, and materials; used for cost assessment in construction projects.

How to solve problems with EST files

  • Associate the EST file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any EST file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.EST files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the EST 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 .EST is Streets & Trips Map File. Because only the current version supports the latest EST file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .EST is Streets & Trips Map File update.
  • To make sure that your EST file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.