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BBS file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .bbs file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .bbs file?
  • What program do I need to open a .bbs file?
  • How can the .bbs file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .bbs files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ BBS Directory List

BBS file is a BBS Directory List. A BBS (Bulletin Board System) is a computer open to outside callers where those who call can leave messages and make announcements that others can read.
Category: Document files
Application: Notepad
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
BBS aliases:
BBS related links:
BBS related extensions:
ANSI Art Text

Archive Description

Plain Text Document

NFO File

TCR E-book

Mobipocket Reader Data

Mobipocket Reader E-Book

Readme Text

Frequently Asked Questions Text

TK3 E-Book

Other types of files may also use the .bbs file extension.

🚫 The .bbs file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bns, bbe, bhs, bbx, bbc, nbs, bb, gbs, bvs, bs, bbz, bbw, vbs, bb5, hbs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

BinNews BNS Message-Id Data
Brainbloom Document Exchange File
Rise of Nations Script
BrainBox Neural Net Data
BBC Basic Source Code
Blitz Basic Code
FastBid Plan Sheet
Band-in-a-Box Interface
Gerber Bottom Solder Mask Data

🔴 Can't open a .bbs file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .bbs file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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