Open bin file
Did your computer fail to open bin file? We explain what bin files are and recommend software that we know can open your bin files.
What is bin file?
Files with bin extension are often found as CD/DVD backups similar to ISO. A bin file is a identical copy of data stored on the physical disk. Often each bin file also has its cue counterpart that allows various virtualization or burning software to work with the image.
bin file description
File extension bin is used for a disk image created from a CD using CDRWin.
It stores data copied from a CD or DVD. It can be mounted by the computer and recognized as a physical disc. CDRWin CD image file is similar to the standard ISO disc image format.
These are similar to ISO image files. You may also encounter the .bin file extension with certain system and anti-virus files as well. These different bin files need to be edited differently. One can be edited with Notepad or a simple text editor, while image files require a specific program to read and edit.
The bin file is the binary image of a CD or DVD, and a cue file is what enables a bin file to open. Create a new virtual drive and burn CDs or DVDs by using binary files.
Software that will open bin file
Other bin file extensions
bin - Alpha/Alfa ransomware affected data
Files with bin file extension may also be found as files affected and encrypted by Alpha / Alfa ransomware.
bin - Apple Safari theme resource
Files with bin file extension can also be found as theme resources for Safari web browser. Could have been used in one of the earlier versions of the program.
bin - ASUS BIOS update
A bin file extension is sometimes associated with BIOS update files used by ASUS laptops and desktops to update computer BIOS.
bin - Atari 2600 game ROM image
Files with bin file extension are also used for Atari 2600 game ROM files captured from ATARI 2600 game cartridges.
bin - AVG update data
A bin file extension is related to the AVG antivirus software. A bin file stores updated virus definitions and updates for AVG program.
bin - Binary executable
Files with bin file extension can also be found as various programs executables in Windows and Linux.
bin - Game data
Files with bin extension can also be commonly found as data resource packages in various computer games. Many formats, serving the same purpose.
bin - Google Android IMEI information
Files with bin file extension are used by Google Android operating system. A bin file stores information about IMEI.
bin - ICQ 6 data
A bin file extension is related to the ICQ, an instant messaging client. A bin file contains data.
bin - Macbinary II encoded file
Files with bin suffix may also be found as archives in the Macbinary II encoded file format used on Macintosh computers.
bin - Micrografx Designer 7 project image
Files with bin file extension are related to the Micrografx Designer 7 project images.
bin - MTK Chipset GPS tracklog data
Files with bin file extension might also be found as tracklogs from MTK GPS Datalogger Device Control software.
bin - Nintendo DS binary data
Files with bin file extension can be found as binary files produced by several emulators for Nintendo console as well as software on the console itself.
bin - Nokia proprietary ringtone format
A .bin file extension was associated with Nokia proprietary ringtone format.
bin - Opera encoder data
Files with bin file extension might also be found as part of Opera web browsers.
bin - Opton scanner data
A bin file extension is related to the Opton scanner files.
bin - ReadyNAS OS application
A bin file extension is related to the ReadyNAS OS, a NAS operating system from NETGEAR. A bin file stores application for ReadyNAS.
bin - Sega Genesis game ROM image
Files with bin file extension may also be found as special game ROMs for emulators of the Sega Genesis gaming console.
bin - TenCORE plug-in file
bin - Thomson Speedtouch series WLAN router firmware
A bin file extension is related to firmware update files used by Thomson Speedtouch ADSL routers.
bin - Thumbnail cache
A bin file extension is related to various applications and used for its cache files.
bin - Unreal Tournament shader cache
Files with bin file extension are related to the Unreal Tournament shader cache.