BAN file format description

Many people often share .ban files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .ban files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .ban files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .ban files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .ban file format.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ban - Broderbund PrintMaster Banner

The BAN document files are related to PrintMaster. The BAN file is a Broderbund PrintMaster Banner document. PrintMaster is a software for making card, posters, banners, etc.

Category:Document files
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Broderbund PrintMaster Banner related extensions:

  • biz Broderbund PrintMaster Business Card
  • cal Broderbund PrintMaster Calendar
  • car Broderbund PrintMaster Card
  • cer Broderbund PrintMaster Certificate
  • env Broderbund PrintMaster Envelope
  • hcr Broderbund PrintMaster Half-fold Card Data

.ban - Train Simulator 3D Animation Data

The BAN game data files are related to Train Simulator. The BAN file is a Train Simulator 3D Animation Data. Train Simulator is a popular train simulator game developed and published by Dovetail Games.

Application:Train Simulator
Category:Game Data files
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Train Simulator 3D Animation Data related extensions:

  • nefs DiRT4 Game Data
  • h4r Heroes of Might and Magic IV Data
  • aiv Stronghold Crusader AI Village Data
  • wed Infinity Engine 1.0 Map Data
  • fsc Worms Armageddon Fiddler Data
  • blight Mario Kart Binary Light Data

.ban - Sierra Print Artist Banner

The BAN data files are related to Sierra Print Artist. The BAN file is a Sierra Print Artist Banner. The Sierra Print Artist software allows the user to make cards, calendars, stationery and other assorted crafts and then print them with their printer. The Sierra Print Artist seems to be no longer supported.

Application:Sierra Print Artist
Category:Data files
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Sierra Print Artist Banner related extensions:

  • inchi IUPAC International Chemical Identifier Data
  • aro Autodesk Simulation Mechanical Reaction Force Output
  • dft EES Default Information
  • sbstore Mozilla Firefox Safebrowsing Database
  • ell Silvaco Expert Layer List
  • prt Cubase Part Data

.ban - MegaHAL Banned Words List

The BAN data files are related to MegaHAL. The BAN file is a MegaHAL Banned Words List. MegaHAL is a computer conversation simulator created by Jason Hutchens.

Category:Data files
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MegaHAL Banned Words List related extensions:

  • aux MegaHAL Aux Data
  • brn MegaHAL Brain Data
  • grt MegaHAL Greeting Data
  • swp MegaHAL Keyword Swap Data
  • trn MegaHAL Training Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .ban file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .ban extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .ban files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .ban files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .ban file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .ban file

To set the .ban file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .ban file association. Many applications can open .ban files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .ban file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

abn, an, ba, bab, bag, bah, bam, bn, bna, bzn, fan, gan, han, nan, van

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .ban filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .ban:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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