BNS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bns - BinNews BNS Message-Id Data

The BNS document files are related to NewsBin Pro. The BNS file is a BinNews BNS Message-Id Data.

NewsBin Pro
Document files
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BinNews BNS Message-Id Data related extensions:
Canvas Template
RISC OS Encapsulated PostScript
Graph-in-the-Box for Windows Presentation
Winplot Drawing
MacDraw Drawing
DECAdry Express Business Cards Document

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

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

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

bbs, bhs, bjs, bms, bn, bnc, bnw, bnz, bs, bsn, fns, gns, hns, nbs, nns

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
Binary MultiEx Script
BBS Directory List
MongoDB Namespace File
Bojanov Encryptor File
Bayesian Network Web Server 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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