.BYTES File Extension

Unity Technologies
File Type:
Binary Text Asset Data File

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

What is a BYTES file?

Bytes file extension has Binary Text Asset Data file type, developed by Unity Technologies, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

Unity is an engine for building 3D games, and it uses files with this extension. They store binary data from text assets (usually .TXT files).


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

bytes file icon
Unity Technologies
File Type:
Binary Text Asset Data File
Developer Files

How to open BYTES file?

Double click the bytes 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 .bytes 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 bytes 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 bytes 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 BYTES 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 bytes file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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