BOOTMGR file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bootmgr - Microsoft Windows Boot Manager Data

The BOOTMGR data files are related to Microsoft Windows. The BOOTMGR file is a Microsoft Windows Boot Manager Data. Microsoft Windows is a group of Operating Systems manufactured by Microsoft.

Microsoft Windows
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Microsoft Windows Boot Manager Data related extensions:
DaVinci Resolve eXchange File
MATLAB Live Script
NucleoView Package
phyphox Experiment
Minitab Macro Data
Eudora Status Data

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

Can't open a .bootmgr 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.

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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