BOOT file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.boot - InstallShield Boot File

The BOOT development files are related to InstallShield Professional. The BOOT file is an InstallShield Boot File. InstallShield makes designing your installation easy with InstallScript, a simple but powerful programming language.

InstallShield Professional
Development files
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InstallShield Boot File related extensions:
MobileFrame Device Pack
Perl Data Language File
Arduino Old Sketch File
libfat Dynamically Linked Device Interface
Grammatical Framework Source
Synchronous Java Source Code

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

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

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

biot, boo, bot, oot

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Boo Encoded Data
Quake FrogBot Data
Robot Arena Game Data
.oot Text
BiotSavart Magnetic Design Data
Python pytest-oot Test

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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