BIN file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .bin file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .bin file?
- What program do I need to open a .bin file?
- How can the .bin file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .bin files to another format?
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1 extension(s) and 3 alias(es) found in database
✅ CDRWIN Binary Data File
BIN file is a CDRWIN Binary Data File. The .cue / .bin format developed by Jeff Arnold for CDRWIN can encode CD Image formats in either 2048 or 2324 bytes per sector. The BIN file is a binary copy of an entire CD/DVD disc. The BIN file contains all the data stored on the original disc, not only its files and folders but also its system-specific information such as, boot loaders, volume attributes and any other data. BIN files are usually bigger than .iso files because, in contrast to .iso files, they are not a bit for bit copy of the entire CD/DVD.
✅ Windows CE Emulator Image
CEM file is a Windows CE Emulator Image.
✅ C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
BS file is a Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image. Scanntronik Pagefox is a DTP program cartridge for Commodore 64 computer.
✅ Macbinary Encoded
MACBIN file is a Macbinary Encoded. MacBinary is a format for representing all the information in a Macintosh file (data and resource fork) in one binary file.
Other types of files may also use the .bin file extension.
🚫 The .bin 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?
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🔴 Can't open a .bin 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 .bin 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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