A 256 file extension is related to the Atari picture image file format.

There are 2 other file types using
the 256 file extension!

256 file icon.256 - Formula One 2001 file

256 file icon.256 - Descent 2 colour palette file

Detailed description

Software that works with 256 file extension

Add comment

Bookmark & share this page with others:

256 file extension - Atari picture image

What is 256 file? How to open 256 files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The 256 file extension is associated with Atari 400, 800, 130, 65 XE and XL family of 8-bit computers, developed by Atari and released in 1979.

The 256 file stores picture image from Atari (80x96 resolution with 256 colors).

This 256 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to 256 file type:

RECOIL picture or screenshot

RECOIL  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Piotr Fusik and Adrian Matoga

RECOIL is picture image viewer of picture image formats from classic computers.

Help how to open 256 files:

Use RECOIL to open *.256 files.

How to convert file with extension 256:

There is no specific information in the database, about how to convert this file extension.
For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert bitmap files

List of software applications associated to the .256 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open 256 file, edit 256 file, convert 256 file, view 256 file, play 256 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the 256 files.

  • View 256 file
  • Print 256 file

256 file viewer - programs that view 256 file - Atari picture image

Click on the link to get more information about RECOIL for view 256 file action.

Multiplatform:

Previous file extension
24B file extension

File-Extensions.org > Bitmap image file types

Next file extension
file extension 2BP

 

Follow us!

Enter any file extension without dot (e.g. pdf)
Search for file extension details and associated application(s)

RSS feed