BNHQ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bnh - BinHex Encoded Archive

The BNH archive files are related to Mac Binary Converter. The BNH file is a BinHex Encoded Archive. BinHex is a binary to text translator that can directly encode any Macintosh document.

Mac Binary Converter
Archive files
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bhx, bnhq
BinHex Encoded Archive related extensions:
iWork Archive File
SmartSync Pro Package
AKT Compressed Archive
SCOM Management Pack
Privacy Drive Volume
tpkg-builder data

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

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

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


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

BinHex Encoded Archive

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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