Files with esf extension can be found as external source data files from IBM VisualAge Generator software.

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

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ESF file - IBM VisualAge Generator external source file

What is esf file? How to open esf files?

File type specification:

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The esf file extension is related to IBM VisualAge Generator, a powerful, high-end, rapid application development environment for building and deploying e-business, multi-tier, and text applications

An *.esf file is the default export format of VisualAge Generator.

The default software associated to esf file type:

IBM logoRational Business Developer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

IBM Rational Business Developer is an Eclipse-based integrated development environment (IDE) that simplifies the development of service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications using the Enterprise Generation Language (EGL). Developers can now deliver web, Web 2.0 and mobile applications and services without having to master Java and SOA programming, allowing them to create, test and debug EGL applications while generating Java, Javascript or COBOL code for deployment.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .esf 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 recommended software applications associated to the .esf 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 esf file, edit esf file, convert esf file, view esf file, play esf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with esf file - IBM VisualAge Generator external source file

Click on the software link for more information about Rational Business Developer. Rational Business Developer uses esf 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.).

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