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Details of extension .ebcdic

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Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

EBCDIC Encoded Data

The EBCDIC file is an EBCDIC Encoded Data. Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC) is an eight-bit character encoding used mainly on IBM mainframe and IBM midrange computer operating systems.
Category: Data files
Application: libiconv
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.ebts Electronic Biometric Transmission Standard
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.cdv CatDV Catalog

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Can't open a .ebcdic file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ebcdic

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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android