An ecm file extension is related to the Error Code Modeler (ECM). An ecm file contains processed disk image.

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ECM file extension - Error Code Modeler disk image

What is ecm file? How to open ecm files?

File type specification:

Disk image (ISO) binary file type icon Disk image (ISO) binary file type

The ecm file extension is used by ECM (Error Code Modeler) for its modified disk image ISO files.

The ECM lets users prepare CD image files (such as BIN, CDI, NRG, CCD, or similar) so that they'll compress far better in programs like WinRAR.

The ecm file contains processed disk image.

The ECM compression format is often used to compress ISO disk images with Sony Playstation 1 video games.

The default software associated to ecm file type:

ECM  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Neill Corlett

ECM is used to better compress disk image files (such as BIN, CDI, NRG, CCD, or similar). You can prepare disk image through ECM and after that you compress it in your favorite compression utility. Compression will be more effective then without ECM.

Gemc picture or screenshot logo Gemc  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Gemc allows users to create ecm files from CD image files (such as BIN, CDI, NRG, CCD, or similar).

ECM for Mac icon

ECM for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:

ECM for Mac is capable of reducing the size of a typical CD image file (BIN, CDI, NRG, CCD).

The ECM format It works by eliminating the Error Correction/Detection Codes (ECC/EDC) from each sector whenever possible.

Command-Line Pack  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Neill Corlett

Command-Line Pack is a set of command line tools for Windows, Mac and Linux developed by Neill Corlett

Help how to open ECM files:

Use Error Code Modeler to work with *.ecm files.

How to convert file with extension ECM:

Error Code Modeler is able to convert *.ecm files back to ISO or another binary disk file format.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 45 43 4D 00

List of software applications associated to the .ecm file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open ecm file, edit ecm file, convert ecm file, view ecm file, play ecm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the ecm files.

  • Open ecm file
  • Create ecm file
  • Extract ecm file

Software that open ecm file - Error Code Modeler disk image

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open ecm file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ecm file by default:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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