BTSKIN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.btskin - BitTorrent Skin Data

The BTSKIN data files are related to BitTorrent. The BTSKIN file is a BitTorrent Skin Data. In BitTorrent 2.2, we tried to simplify skinning the client, so there is now a new format called .btskin. This is a zip file consisting of all the supported skin filetypes, named with the extension .btskin instead of .zip. Loading the skin is as easy as double clicking, or drag and dropping onto BitTorrent.

Data files
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BitTorrent Skin Data related extensions:
BitTorrent Incomplete Download File
BitTorrent Sync Unfinished Download
BitTorrent Sync Data
BitTorrent Meta File

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

Can't open a .btskin 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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