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Details of extension .ead

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ead file?
  • Which program can create the .ead file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ead format?
  • What can convert .ead files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ead extension?
EAD Document .ead file icon

EAD Document

EAD file is an EAD Document. EAD stands for Encoded Archival Description, and is a non-proprietary de facto standard for the encoding of finding aids for use in a networked (online) environment.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: EAD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .ead file extension. If you have helpful information about .ead extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .ead filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ezd (93), wad (1), ad (1), rad (1), ewd (1), eda (1), eas (1), eaf (1), ea (1), aed (1), sad (1), fad (1), exd (1), eqd (1), eax (1)

Can't open a .ead file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ead

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

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