The bbs file extension is related to the Bulletin Board System and used for its text files.

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Software that works with bbs file extension

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BBS file extension - Bulletin Board System text file

What is bbs file? How to open bbs files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The bbs file extension is associated with the Bulletin Board System a computer server software for uploading and downloading software and data, reading news and bulletins.

The *.bbs file stores text document formatted for Bulletin Board System.

The default software associated to bbs file type:

NotePad++ text editor icon

Notepad++ Team logo NotePad++ text editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Notepad++ Team

Notepad++ is very popular free text and source code editor. It supports syntax highlighting and syntax folding for C, C++, HTML, ASP, Java, Pascal, PHP, Cobol, CSS etc. Notepad++ also supports plugins to add new features. It is localized to many languages.

Help how to open BBS files:

Use any text editor to view content of the *.bbs files.

How to convert file with extension BBS:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert text files

Related links:

Bulleting Board System related information at Wikipedia

List of software applications associated to the .bbs 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 bbs file, edit bbs file, convert bbs file, view bbs file, play bbs file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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 bbs files.

  • Open bbs file
  • Save bbs file
  • Edit bbs file

Software that open bbs file - Bulletin Board System text file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open bbs file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with bbs file by default:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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