How to open a file with .exe extension?

File Type : Executable file type
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .exe file

Searching for the right program to open .exe files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .exe file extension?

EXE is a file extension for an executable file format that contains a program which is- a particluar kind of file that is efficient enough of being executed or run as a program in the computer and begin the installation when double-clicked. There are various variants of this file format, but all serve the purpose to start a program. EXE format is utilized in many operating system, including MS-DOS, Windows, OS/2, Symbian or OpenVMS. Special care should be taken while opening any unknown *.exe file, as it can infect or change the settings of your system.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open exefiles:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • WinRAR5
  • 7-Zip
  • WinRAR 5
  • Darwine
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox with Microsft Windows installed
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac with Microsoft Windows installed
  • VMware Fusion with Microsoft Windows installed
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox with Microsoft Windows installed
  • CodeWeavers CrossOver
  • Kronenberg WineBottler
  • Xamarin Mono
  • CodeWeavers CrossOver
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox with Microsoft Windows installed
  • Wine
  • Xamarin Mono