EXE File Extension

File Type

Windows Executable Format




Executable Files





Details about the EXE file

Files with the EXE extension are characteristic of 4 operating systems and they are: , Linux, Mac OS, Windows. The EXE extension was originally developed for the FixExec application. This is an application developed by BleepingComputer. The 7-Zip, Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Visual Studio programs are also compatible with EXE files and can be used to open them.

EXE files fall under the Executable Files category. Files of a different type with the extension EXE can be encountered on various operating systems, and their number is 140. The format of this particular Windows Executable Format file was developed by Microsoft. The Windows Executable Format file was most likely created using the FixExec program. EXE detailed description

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EXE File Extension

What is a(n) EXE file??

.EXE files are used by Microsoft Windows. These files contain executable code that is run when the file is opened. The file can also be edited with a hex editor to alter commands in the program. nThe EXE extension is also associated with archive files such as installers and self-extracting archives, which contain multiple files that are stored in compressed form.

EXE File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

Here are the most important online tools related to EXE. With their help you will be able to perform many operations on EXE files. For example, these tools will help you convert or edit your EXE file.

EXE File Opener

EXE opener is one of the most used tools. Here's how to easily open your EXE file. Opening the EXE file is just the beginning. Other file operations can be the next step.

EXE File Viewer

To view the contents of the EXE file use the EXE Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Go to the subpage, select your EXE file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

EXE File Converter

You can always try to convert the EXE file if you have problems with any operations. The EXE file converted to the new format may have more options for editing or processing the data contained in it.

EXE File Editor

EXE editor helps in the process of editing the data in our file. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the EXE file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. Check out our EXE file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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