ESM file converter How to convert ESM file?

What is ESM file?


Elder Scrolls Master File (ESM) is a file format for the Elder Scrolls video game series that was used by Bethesda Softworks from 2001 until 2008. The format uses a XML-based encoding system and includes a variable number of keywords and tags, mostly related to gameplay mechanics and character development.

ESM Format details


Full Name Elder Scrolls Master Format
Developer Bethesda Softworks
Category Game Files

Software, that convert ESM files


The easiest way to convert a ESM file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle ESM files. Open your ESM file with one of them and save in another file format.


ESM Converters

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  • 4 ESM converters