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Details of extension .bbs

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .bbs file?
  • Which program can create the .bbs file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .bbs format?
  • What can convert .bbs files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bbs extension?
BBS Directory List .bbs file icon

BBS Directory List

BBS file is a BBS Directory List. A BBS (Bulletin Board System) is a computer open to outside callers where those who call can leave messages and make announcements that others can read.
Category: Document files
Application: Notepad
Program name: notepad.exe
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Other types of files may also use the .bbs file extension. If you have helpful information about .bbs extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

VBScript Script
Blitz Basic Code
SmartWare Standard View Backup
Rise of Nations Script
Band-in-a-Box Interface
FastBid Plan Sheet
BinNews BNS Message-Id Data
BrainBox Neural Net Data

The .bbs filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

vbs (151), nbs (1), bb (1), gbs (1), bvs (1), bs (1), bhs (1), bbz (1), bbw (1), bbe (1), bb5 (1), hbs (1), fbs (1), bsb (1), bns (1)

Can't open a .bbs file?

If you want to open a .bbs file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .bbs association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bbs

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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