Files with esf extension can also be found as campaign settings for Total War strategy games.

There are 2 other file types using
the ESF file extension!

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ESF file extension - Total War campaign settings

What is esf file? How to open esf files?

File type specification:

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File extension esf is also used in the Total War series of strategy games from Creative Assembly.

This type of esf files contains preset settings for individual campaigns.

For example in Total War: Rome 2, the main campaign file - found as startpos.esf - can be found inside the  Rome II installation directory]\data\campaigns\main_rome subfolder.

Updated: August 12, 2021

The default software associated to open esf file:

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Total War: Rome II  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
The Creative Assembly

Total War: Rome II is a strategy game developed by The Creative Assembly and published by Sega, released in September 2013 for Microsoft Windows. The eighth standalone game in the Total War series of video games, Rome II is a successor to the 2004 game Rome: Total War.

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EditSF  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

EditSF is a a tool for Total War: Rome II computer game allows users to edit game replays.

Total War: ATTILA icon

Total War: ATTILA  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
The Creative Assembly

Total War: ATTILA is a real-time as well as turn-based strategic computer game available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems casts players back to 395 AD. A time of apocalyptic turmoil at the very dawn of the Dark Ages.

Help how to open:

You can edit these files using EditSF program or similar other editing tools to change the starting parameters of new campaigns.

How to convert:

You cannot convert these files to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .esf file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open esf file, edit esf file, convert esf file, view esf file, play esf 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 esf files.

Software that open esf file - Total War campaign settings

Programs supporting the exension esf on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about EditSF for open esf file action.

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