The .el file extension is related to the Emacs Lisp programming language and used for its source code files.

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EL file extension - Emacs Lisp programming language source code

What is el file? How to open el files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The EL file extension is associated with Emacs Lisp a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing. The .el file stores source code.

Mime: text/x-script.elisp

Help how to open EL files:

Use any text editor, or source code editor to open .el source code files.

How to convert file with extension EL:

As far as we know, this .el file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .el file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open el file, edit el file, convert el file, view el file, play el 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting el files.

  • Open el file
  • Edit el file
  • Create el file

Software that open el file - Emacs Lisp programming language source code

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

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