BED file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .bed file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .bed file?
- What program do I need to open a .bed file?
- How can the .bed file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .bed files to another format?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ BED Genome Annotation Track
BED file is a BED Genome Annotation Track. BED format provides a flexible way to define the data lines that are displayed in an annotation track.
✅ PLINK Binary Biallelic Genotype Table
BED file is a PLINK Binary Biallelic Genotype Table. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner.
Other types of files may also use the .bed file extension.
🚫 The .bed file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .bed 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 .bed 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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