A bed file extension is related to the UCSC BED annotation track file format.

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

empty icon.bed - InfoSnorkel data

empty icon.bed - Genomic regions data

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Software that open bed file

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BED file extension - UCSC BED annotation track

What is bed file? How to open bed files?

File type specification:

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The bed file extension is associated with the Integrated Genome Browser, an tool for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X (macOS) and Linux operating systems used view genomic data.

The bed file stores annotation track.

Updated: August 8, 2018

The default software associated to open bed file:

Integrated Genome Browser  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
UNC Charlotte

Integrated Genome Browser is used to visualize and explore genomic data and annotations.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.bed files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .bed 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 bed file, edit bed file, convert bed file, view bed file, play bed 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 bed files.

Software that open bed file - UCSC BED annotation track

Programs supporting the exension bed on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Integrated Genome Browser for open bed file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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