.BIN File Extension

File Type:
Unix Executable File

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

What is a BIN file?

Bin file extension has Unix Executable file type, which is associated with the "executable files" category.

Compiled binary file that is suitable for running on a Unix operating system. Users can run the file by putting “[filename].bin” in the command line, with [filename] being the name of the executable file.

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

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File Type:
Unix Executable File
Executable Files

How to open BIN file?

Double click the bin 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 .bin 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 bin 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 bin 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 BIN files

  • Linux Linux
    • Runs itself Runs itself

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

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