.BTSEARCH File Extension

File Type:
BitTorrent Search Engine File

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

What is a BTSEARCH file?

Btsearch file extension has BitTorrent Search Engine file type, developed by BitTorrent, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

 The .BTSEARCH extension added to files point to the fact that one of the BitTorrent applications – either BitTorrent or uTorrent – needs them to work properly. .BTSEARCH files are saved in an XML format; they store search engine information including the title, description, and URL for each search engine. uTorrent for Mac cannot read BTSEARCH files. 


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

btsearch file icon
File Type:
BitTorrent Search Engine File
Settings Files

How to open BTSEARCH file?

Double click the btsearch 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 .btsearch 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 btsearch 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 btsearch 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 BTSEARCH 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 btsearch file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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