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Details of extension .bson

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .bson file?
  • Which program can create the .bson file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .bson format?
  • What can convert .bson files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bson extension?
Binary JSON Data .bson file icon

Binary JSON Data

BSON file is a Binary JSON Data. BSON is a bin­ary-en­coded seri­al­iz­a­tion of JSON-like doc­u­ments.
Category: Data files
Application: bsontools
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Universal Binary JSON Data

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Binary Object Notation Document
SWAT Basin Input Data
BSML Overlay Data
SBStudio II Song

The .bson filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

son (1), bsn (1), bso (1), bon (1)

Can't open a .bson file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bson

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