How to open bin?
Many users who first encounterBIN files, there are problems with opening them. This is not surprising, since this format is used in a number of cases. Having studied their list, you can select the necessary program and open the desired bin file.
Using the BIN format
BIN files are binary, which makes them particularly useful for use as:
- disk images (as in the case of ISO);
- video files;
- BIOS images;
- images of games;
- firmware files for routers, scanners and other equipment;
- executables to run programs.
With certain skills, any of thesefiles can be opened, modified, or used for their intended purpose (for example, updating devices) using special programs. In everyday work, the user often has to deal with bin video files and disk images.
Video in BIN
The raw information saved from the DVD is often stored in BIN files. Open them allow:
- VLC Media Player.
In this case, the process itself is no different from running the same AVI in these or other players. You can download MPlayer here, and VLC Media Player is here.
Disk images in BIN
The BIN image files are opened by the following programs:
- Daemon Tools.
To access the packed data, the BIN file can beOpen or mount in a virtual optical drive. The second method is most convenient for use, since it allows executing executable files from an image. Download UltraISO here, and Daemon Tools is here.
For more information on working with BIN files, see our article Than to open the bin.