BEAN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bean - Bean Rich Text Document

The BEAN document files are related to Bean. The BEAN file is a Bean Rich Text Document. Bean is a simple, small and functional word processor for Mac OS X.

Document files
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Bean Rich Text Document related extensions:
Amapi Designer 3D Model
GEM Word Chart Document
Adobe Project ROME File
KiCad Board Layout File
Broderbund PrintMaster Envelope
HTML Component

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

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

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

ban, bea, beam, ben, ean

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Broderbund PrintMaster Banner
Train Simulator 3D Animation Data
Commodore Amiga Multi-palette Image
BEA WebLogic Platform License
Beamer Song
Erlang Compiled BEAM File

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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