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.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.boo - Boo Encoded Data
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.
- .boo file format description:
- BOO format
- Data files
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- Boo Encoded Data related links:
- Boo Encoded Data related extensions:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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, obo, bop, bo, bko, goo, bok, blo
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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