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

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Software that open bbs file

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BBS file extension - Bulletin Board System text document

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.

This bbs 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.

Updated: April 19, 2024

The default software associated to open bbs file:

NotePad++ text editor icon

Notepad++ Team logoNotePad++ text editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Notepad++ Team

A 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:

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

How to convert:

Probably can be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .bbs file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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 File-Extensions.org'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 bbs files.

Software that open bbs file - Bulletin Board System text document

Programs supporting the exension bbs on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. 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:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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