BINA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bina - Microsoft Word 5 for Mac Document

The BINA data files are related to Microsoft Word for Mac. The BINA file is a Microsoft Word 5 for Mac Document. Microsoft Word is a widely used commercial word processor developed by Microsoft.

Microsoft Word for Mac
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Microsoft Word 5 for Mac Document related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .bina file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bina files. Be especially cautious with .bina files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

bia, bin, binx, bna, ina

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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