BYTES file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bytes - Unity Binary Text Asset Data

The BYTES development files are related to Unity. The BYTES file is a Binary Text Asset Data. Unity is a cross-platform game engine developed by Unity Technologies.

Development files
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Unity Binary Text Asset Data related extensions:
Unity License Request Data
Unity 3D Animation Data
Unity Asset
Unity Custom Shader Include
Unity License Request File
Unity Javascript

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

Can't open a .bytes 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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