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.ERL File Extension

File Type 1GameGuard Error Log File

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CategoryMisc Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is an ERL file?

File generated by GameGuard, a Windows program that optimizes system performance for gaming; generated each time GameGuard runs and may include performance metrics, error reports, and detected virus information; should be sent to GameGuard support when issues with the software arise.

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NOTE: GameGuard creates ERL files for games that it manages. It creates them within a folder named GameGuard within the game installation directory.

Open and view .ERL files with File Viewer Plus.
Programs that open ERL files
nProtect GameGuard
Updated 11/30/2011

File Type 2Erlang Source Code File

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CategoryDeveloper Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.ERL File Association 2

Source code file written in Erlang, a programming language used for building scalable real-time systems for banking, e-commerce, instant messaging, and computer telephony; can be compiled and run from the Erlang shell.

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The Erlang language is useful for writing distributed, fault-tolerant, and concurrent applications. It was originally developed by Ericsson for use in its company data communication systems.

Programs that open ERL files
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Notepad
Other text editor
MacroMates TextMate
Other text editor
Updated 11/30/2011

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