Files with ERF extension are resource archives used in games based on Bioware's Aurora engine.

There are 5 other file types using
the ERF file extension!

empty icon.erf - Active Media Eclipse resource file

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erf icon.erf - Dragon Age Origins game file

empty icon.erf - Epson camera RAW file

empty icon.erf - Endace ERF trace file

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ERF file - BioWare Aurora engine encapsulated resource file

What is erf file? How to open erf files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The ERF file extension is mainly related to Bioware Aurora game engine and used for its default archive format.

The Encapsulated Resource File (ERF) format is one of BioWare's methods of packing multiple files into a single file so that they may be treated as a single unit. In this regard, it is similar to .zip, .tar, or .rar. BioWare Aurora Toolset files that use the ERF format include the following: .erf, .hak, .mod, and .nwm. The example ERF Editor is an internal BioWare tool (Windows only).

The default software associated to erf file type:

Neverwinter Nights icon

BioWare logoNeverwinter Nights  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Neverwinter Nights is a third-person role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Infogrames in 2002. The game is set in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting and is based on third edition Dungeons & Dragons rules. The story puts player at the center of an epic tale of faith, war, and betrayal.

Help how to open:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this game file type.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open game files

How to convert:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert game files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .erf file extension

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

  • Others erf file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with erf file - BioWare Aurora engine encapsulated resource file

Click on the software link for more information about Neverwinter Nights. Neverwinter Nights uses erf file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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