.ENG File Extension

File Type:
Chess Engine

Having trouble opening .eng extension? Don't panic! This page explains what eng files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open eng files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a ENG file?

Eng file extension has Chess Engine file type, which is associated with the "game files" category.

These chess engine files are used by chess video games. They include algorithms, strategies, and functions written for the computer to be able to play versus human players. You can update or add chess engine files to a chess video game to enhance the gaming experience. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

eng file icon
File Type:
Chess Engine
Game Files

How to open ENG file?

Double click the eng file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .eng extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the eng extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the eng file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ENG files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the eng file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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