BOO file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.boo - Boo Encoded Data

The BOO data files are related to Makeboo/Deboo. The BOO file is a Boo Encoded Data. BOO is a coding scheme developed at Columbia University (home of Kermit) to enable binary files to be sent as ASCII files via e-mail.

Data files
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Boo Encoded Data related extensions:
VUE Installation Data
SmartWare Network Driver
easyHDR Tone Mapping Data
Norton Utilities Data
KNX ETS Device Template
NI REAKTOR User Presets Data

.boo - IBM BookManager Book Data

The BOO data files are related to IBM BookManager. The BOO file is an IBM BookManager Book Data. BookManager is an IBM solution for online documentation that will enable customers to read IBM publications delivered online and to implement their own softcopy applications.

IBM BookManager
Data files
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IBM BookManager Book Data related extensions:
Windows Live Mesh FNL Data
SAS v7 Sequential Access File Consolidation Database
DNASTAR SeqMan NGen Transcriptome Data
QTgrader Data
Personal Stock Streamer Portfolio Data
VMware ThinApp Snapshot File

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

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

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

bio, bko, blo, bo, boi, bok, bol, bop, bpo, foo, goo, obo, oo

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

BSC Intermediate Object
Fallout 2 Character Biography Data
KPT Goo Picture
Business Office Pro Document
Botje Bot Data
OS/2 Warp Bios 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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