The ELF extension files can be of various formats, depending on the application that requires it, some of which are listed below:
In this first case. The ELF file is an executable file format used by the Nintendo Wii, from the Nintendo Company, Ltd.
Wii is a home console developed by Nintendo and launched in 2006, it introduced motion-controlled gaming to a wide audience of Nintendo fans as well as people who weren't traditional gamers.
In 2013, a cheaper version of Wii, Wii mini, was launched with which to enjoy Wii games.
Wii mini does not allow internet connection nor is it compatible with online functionalities.
The ELF file can be transferred to a PC and played on the Dolphin emulator, enabled for Nintendo Wii.
Wii "Homebrew" programs created by users can also be saved as ELF files.
They can be transferred to the Wii console via an SD card.
ELF stands for Executable Linkable Format, which was formerly known as "Extensible Link Format".
Generally speaking, the Executable and Linkable Format is the standard binary format on operating systems such as Linux.
Some of the capabilities and features of ELF are dynamic linking, dynamic loading, imposing run-time control on a program, and an improved method for creating shared libraries.
The ELF file can store executable programs, core dumps, and shared libraries.
The ELF format is a standard file format used on many Unix-based systems.
In this section, an ELF file is a file used by the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable (PSP) game systems.
PlayStation is a brand and also a series of game consoles created and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
PlayStation was first introduced in December 1994 in Japan, when Sony released the first PlayStation console.
As of 2011, the brand encompasses three consoles, a handheld console, a media center, an online service, and a line of magazines, as well as POP material.
The ELF file contains most of the content of a video game disc, thus including game data, object code, shared libraries, and other data.
ELF files are sometimes edited to modify the PlayStation game.
PlayStation ELF files use the "Executable and Linkable Format", which is a standard file format used on Unix systems and mentioned above.
If you downloaded a ELF file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:
To open ELF File on iOS device follow steps below:
Populating this website with information and maintaining it is an ongoing process. We always welcome feedback and questions that can be submitted by visiting Contact Us page. However since there are many users visiting this website and because our team is quite small we may not be able to follow up personally on every request. Thank you for your understanding.