File Extension EAP

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    Adobe Photoshop Exposure Format
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Have you encountered a problem with a EAP file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a EAP file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your EAP file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is EAP file?

The file extension EAP is used by the image editing software Adobe Photoshop for so-called Exposure, so exposure files. These files store information such as exposure settings and gamma correction values used for image adjustments. The common purpose of these files is the correction of under- and overexposed images.

More info

The exposure settings can be accessed and changed via the exposure window, which can be opened via 'Image-> Adjustments-> Exposure'.

Programs which can open a EAP file

How to open file with EAP extension?

In order to open a file with EAP extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening EAP file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with EAP files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Photoshop or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening EAP files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support EAP files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of EAP files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Photoshop as the default program for opening EAP files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate EAP files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Photoshop applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Photoshop has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with EAP files

Sometimes problems with opening EAP files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • EAP files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open EAP files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • EAP file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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