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BAN file format description

Many people share .ban files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ban file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ban files.

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.

Document files
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Broderbund PrintMaster Banner related extensions:
Broderbund PrintMaster Business Card
Broderbund PrintMaster Calendar
Broderbund PrintMaster Card
Broderbund PrintMaster Certificate
Broderbund PrintMaster Envelope
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.

Train Simulator
Game Data files
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Train Simulator 3D Animation Data related extensions:
Loom Game Data
Anno 2070 Mission Information
Stronghold Kingdoms Game Data
SimTower Game Data
Super Ball 2 Level File
Against Rome Game 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.

Sierra Print Artist
Data files
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Sierra Print Artist Banner related extensions:
Fluentizer Dictionary Data
DataCAD Layer Control Data
GrandPerspective Scan Data
Game Boy Advance ROM Image
Key Home Gourmet Data File
Steam Client Resource 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.

Data files
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MegaHAL Banned Words List related extensions:
MegaHAL Aux Data
MegaHAL Brain Data
MegaHAL Greeting Data
MegaHAL Keyword Swap Data
MegaHAL Training Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ban file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ban files. Be especially cautious with .ban files coming from an unknown source!

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 a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .ban file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, 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?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Star Trek: Armada Game Map
NanoScope Software Data
Scifer External Header Archive
BSC Intermediate Object
NewsRoom Document

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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