File Extension Database

Open EXP File

The EXP file extension is used for different types of files, requiring different software packages to open.

Symbol export file

The most common type of EXP file is a symbol export file, a kind of developer file used by an Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

This type of EXP file contains data from symbol tables that provide information about a code to support programs for building software, such as debuggers.

Intuit QuickBooks

Different programs export files in different formats.

One program that may have the ability to open an EXP format export file is Intuit QuickBooks Pro 2011.


Another use for the EXP file is an export file created by CATIA version 4, a program for building three-dimensional computer models for industrial design.

This type of EXP file contains a 3-dimensional model, as well as a bill of materials and other information necessary to create the model.

Aurora Expert

A less common type of EXP file is the communication trace file created by Aurora Expert.

In this case, EXP refers to "Expert".

This type of EXP file contains a record of how data travels, which is useful when analyzing communications and networks.


Another less common type of EXP file is the preferred one for the SonicWALL firewall program.

This EXP file contains information about the firewall configuration and settings, automatically saved in the "sonicwall.exp" file.

Software to open EXP files

To open an EXP file, it is necessary to ensure the type of format and the program that created it, and then you must have one of the following program packages:

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • VisualStudio.exp.10.0
  • VisualStudio.exp.9.0

Open EXP File on Windows

Open EXP File on Mac OS

Open EXP File on Android

If you downloaded a EXP file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

Open EXP File on iPhone or iPad

To open EXP File on iOS device follow steps below:

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