How to open .exe file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .exe file. The full name of the file is Windows Executable File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is Microsoft.

.exe file extension (Windows Executable File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Executable Files Microsoft Windows Executable File
RateRateRateRateRate
Programs using this file extension: .exe
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Microsoft Windows
  • 7-Zip
MAC OS
MAC
  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac with Microsoft Windows installed
  • VMware Fusion 5 with Microsoft Windows installed
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox with Microsoft Windows installed
  • CodeWeavers CrossOver
  • Darwine
  • Kronenberg WineBottler
  • Xamarin Mono
Linux
Linux
  • CodeWeavers CrossOver
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox with Microsoft Windows installed
  • Wine
  • Cedega
  • Xamarin Mono

.exe file extension (PortableApps.com Application)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Executable Files Rare Ideas PortableApps.com Application
RateRateRateRate
Programs using this file extension: .exe
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Rare Ideas PortableApps.com Platform


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