The file extension ED is associated with the EasyDraw and LithTech software applications. EasyDraw is a Japanese Computer Aided Design application produced by Andor and used to create two and three dimensional models and illustrations. LithTech is a game engine which is used with a series of games developed by Monolith Productions.
If the ED file is related to EasyDraw, it is a CAD file type which contains lines, shapes objects, two and three dimensional models, mathematical calculations and measurements, and other elements which are used in Computer Aided Design. EasyDraw is an older CAD application that produces ED files which can be converted to another Computer Aided Design format.
ED files which are associated with LithTech are a game file type which is used with Blood II: The Chosen and Alien vs. Predator II video games. This type of ED file contains playing levels for games produced by Monolith which are run on the LithTech game engine.
How to Open ED Files
Since the file extension ED can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. ED files can vary in content, so you may already have a program which will open them.
If the ED file extension is associated with EasyDraw, you can open the file using the EasyDraw Computer Aided Design application which is available in a free trial version on the Andor Company website. EasyDraw is compatible with the Windows operating system.
If you do not have access to the EasyDraw application, you can opt to convert ED files to another format such as DGN or DWG or other for use with a broader range of CAD applications. There are a variety of file conversion programs available as a free download on websites such as CNET, Softonic, and Softpedia which will convert ED files to an alternative format.
You can also use an online resource such as Zamzar which will perform free file conversion for you. Simply log onto the Zamzar website, browse for the ED file you want to convert, choose a new format, enter your email address, and click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.
Once you have converted ED file to another CAD format, you can open the file with a wide variety of other CAD applications, such as Autodesk AutoCAD, Google SketchUp, DesignCAD, and others.
If the file extension ED is related to LithTech, you can open the file using Blood II: The Chosen or Alien vs. Predator II Monolith Games with the LithTech game engine. Both interactive games are available on the Monolith Productions website and are compatible with the Windows operating system.
If you are a developer, you can open and view the contents of ED game files using any text editing application such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for the Linux operating system.