.BHO File Extension

Louis Kessler
File Type:
Behold Organize File

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

What is a BHO file?

Bho file extension has Behold Organize file type, developed by Louis Kessler, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Behold – an application for reading genealogy data – is responsible for creating files with this extension. In .BHO files you will find references to .GED files and detailed information about the family and its genealogy. The information is presented with family trees and other visualization methods. BHO files can be opened with any text editor as they use a plain text format.  

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

bho file icon
Louis Kessler
File Type:
Behold Organize File
Data Files

How to open BHO file?

Double click the bho 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 .bho 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 bho 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

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 bho 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 BHO files

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 bho file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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