.BEAN File Extension

File Type:
Bean Rich Text Document

Having trouble opening .bean extension? Don't panic! This page explains what bean files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open bean files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BEAN file?

Bean file extension has Bean Rich Text Document file type, developed by Bean, which is associated with the "text files" category.

Bean is a free word-processing tool for Mac OS X; it shares the engine with Apple Text Edit and saves documents in files with the .BEAN extension. Bean’s formatting is identical to .RTFD files. The program supports different text styles, live word count, and graphics.  

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
Bean Rich Text Document
Text Files

How to open BEAN file?

Double click the bean file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .bean extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the bean extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the bean file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open BEAN files

  • MacOS MacOS
    • Bean Bean

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the bean file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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