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.ELF File Extension

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File TypeExecutable and Linkable Format File
DeveloperUnix System Laboratories
Popularity
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CategorySystem Files
File Format Description

System file created in the Executable and Linkable Format (ELF), which was previously known as the "Extensible Linking Format;" can store executable programs, memory dumps, and shared libraries.

The ELF format is a standard file format used on many Unix-based systems.

Program(s) that open .ELF files
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Linux
Icon readelf
Icon elfdump
Icon objdump
Updated 11/22/2010

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File TypeNintendo Wii Game File
DeveloperNintendo
Popularity
4.0 (2 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryExecutable Files
File Format Description

Executable file format used by the Nintendo Wii, a video game console released by Nintendo in November, 2006; may be transferred to a PC and played on the Dolphin Emulator.

NOTE: "Homebrew" Wii programs created by users may also be saved as ELF files. They can be transferred to the Wii console via an SD card.

Program(s) that open .ELF files
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Windows
Dolphin Icon Dolphin
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Mac OS
Dolphin Icon Dolphin
Updated 3/8/2011

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File TypePlayStation Executable File
DeveloperSony
Popularity
4.0 (2 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
File Format Description

File used by the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Portable (PSP) gaming systems; contains most of the contents from a video game disc; includes game data, object code, shared libraries, and other data.

ELF files are sometimes edited to modify PlayStation gameplay.

NOTE: PlayStation ELF files use the "Executable and Linkable Format," which is a standard file format used on Unix systems.

Program(s) that open .ELF files
Linux Logo
Linux
Icon readelf
Icon elfdump
Icon objdump
Updated 11/22/2010