BOOTSCREEN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bootscreen - BootSkin Boot Screen

The BOOTSCREEN data files are related to BootSkin. The BOOTSCREEN file is a BootSkin Boot Screen. BootSkin is a program that allows users to change their Windows Vista boot screens.

Data files
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BootSkin Boot Screen related extensions:
SciTE Data
YaST Data
Map Data

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

Can't open a .bootscreen 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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