BASH file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sh - Unix Shell Script

The SH development files are related to Bash. The SH file is an Unix Shell Script. A shell script is a script written for the shell, or command line interpreter of an operating system. It is often considered a simple programming language.

Development files
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Unix Shell Script related extensions:
Bash Configuration
Bash History Data
Bash Login Script
Bash Logout Script
Bash Shell User Profile
Bash Shell Profile

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

Can't open a .bash 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 .bash file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ash, bah, bas, bsh, hash

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

ALEID2000 Basic Data
BeanShell Script
Infinity Engine Game Data
BASIC Source
Visual Basic Module
MODFLOW Basic Package

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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