How to open a file with .EL extension?

File Type : Emacs Lisp Source Code (Free Software Foundation, Inc.)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

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

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What is .EL file extension?

Lisp file referenced by Emacs, a basic multiplatform text editor; contains Lisp code that may define Emacs configuraton settings or may add additional features to the program. NOTE: EL files that provide extra program features are often saved as compiled .ELC files, which allows them load faster.
You can see a list of software programs here on 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 ELfiles:

  • GNU Emacs
  • GNU Emacs
  • GNU Emacs