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Details of extension .e57

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .e57 file?
  • Which program can create the .e57 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .e57 format?
  • What can convert .e57 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .e57 extension?
Lidar E57 Point Cloud Data .e57 file icon

Lidar E57 Point Cloud Data

E57 file is a Lidar E57 Point Cloud Data. Lidar (LIght Detection And Ranging) is a remote sensing technology that measures distance by illuminating a target with a laser and analyzing the reflected light. The E57 file format is a compact, vendor-neutral format for storing point clouds, images, and metadata produced by 3D imaging systems, such as laser scanners.
Category: Data files
Application: libE57
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Lidar Data Exchange Format File
LASzip Compressed Lidar Data
RiScan Pro Point Cloud Data

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

IHO S-57 Vector Interchange Data

The .e57 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

r57 (1), s57 (1)

Can't open a .e57 file?

If you want to open a .e57 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .e57 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.e57

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android