BOE file format description

Many people often share .boe files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .boe files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .boe files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .boe files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .boe file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.boe - Microsoft Outlook Express Backup Database

The BOE data files are related to Microsoft Outlook Express. The BOE file is a Microsoft Outlook Express Backup Database. Outlook Express is a discontinued e-mail and news client included with Internet Explorer versions 3.0.

Microsoft Outlook Express
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Microsoft Outlook Express Backup Database related extensions:
Microsoft Outlook Message Log
Microsoft ActiveSync Mobile Device Backup
Microsoft SQL Server Transaction Undo File
Microsoft Help 2 Validator Data
Microsoft Windows Thai Noise-Words List
Microsoft Autoroute Trip Template

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

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

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

be, bie, bke, ble, bo, bo3, bod, bof, bor, bos, bow, bpe, goe, hoe, obe

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .boe filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .boe:

WWE Texture Archive
ARCIMBOLDO Configuration File
TerrainControl Custom Biome Objects v3
SEZ Online Bill of Entry Document
GOES Satellite Bitmap Image
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel Data

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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