BIN2 file format description

Many people share .bin2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bin2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bin2 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bin2 - Huawei HG556a Software Update

The BIN2 other files are related to Huawei HG556a Router. The BIN2 file is a Huawei HG556a Software Update. The HG556a was an adsl WiFi router mainly distributed by Vodafone to their customers. The Huawei HG556a Router seems to be no longer supported.

Huawei HG556a Router
Other files
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Huawei HG556a Software Update related extensions:
Waixing NES ROM Image
FileMaker Pro Plug-in
Adobe Photoshop ImageReady Actions File
Adobe Photoshop Preferences
Galaxkey Secured File
Conexant Modem Driver

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bin2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bin2 files. Be especially cautious with .bin2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bin2 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 .bin2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bi2, bin, bn2, in2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Windows CE Emulator Image
Opera Encoder Data
Unreal Tournament Shader Cache
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
Apple Safari Theme Data

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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