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BASIN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.basin - HEC-HMS Basin Model Settings

The BASIN data files are related to HEC-HMS. The BASIN file is a HEC-HMS Basin Model Settings. The Hydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS) is designed to simulate the complete hydrologic processes of dendritic watershed systems.

Data files
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HEC-HMS Basin Model Settings related extensions:
HEC-HMS Control Specifications Data
HEC-HMS Meteorologic Model Data

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

Can't open a .basin 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.

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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