There are 22 other file types using
the BIN file extension!

empty icon.bin - Binary executable [common]

empty icon.bin - Macbinary II encoded file [common]

bin icon.bin - Micrografx Designer 7 project image

empty icon.bin - Alpha/Alfa ransomware affected data

bin icon.bin - Atari 2600 game ROM image

empty icon.bin - Sega Genesis game ROM image

empty icon.bin - AVG update data

empty icon.bin - MTK Chipset GPS tracklog data

empty icon.bin - TenCORE plug-in file

empty icon.bin - Thomson Speedtouch series WLAN router firmware

empty icon.bin - Game data

bin icon.bin - ICQ 6 data

bin icon.bin - Apple Safari theme resource

bin icon.bin - Opera encoder data

empty icon.bin - Opton scanner data

bin icon.bin - Nokia proprietary ringtone format

empty icon.bin - Nintendo DS binary data

empty icon.bin - Thumbnail cache

empty icon.bin - ReadyNAS OS application

empty icon.bin - ASUS BIOS update

empty icon.bin - Google Android IMEI information

empty icon.bin - Unreal Tournament shader cache

BIN file extension - CD/DVD binary image

What is bin file? How to open bin files?

File type specification:

Disk image (ISO) binary file type icon Disk image (ISO) binary file type

bin file icon: bin filetype icon

File extension bin is used for a disk image created from a CD using CDRWin.

It stores data copied from a CD or DVD. It can be mounted by the computer and recognized as a physical disc. CDRWin CD image file is similar to the standard ISO disc image format.

These are similar to ISO image files. You may also encounter the .bin file extension with certain system and anti-virus files as well. These different bin files need to be edited differently. One can be edited with Notepad or a simple text editor, while image files require a specific program to read and edit.

The bin file is the binary image of a CD or DVD, and a cue file is what enables a bin file to open. Create a new virtual drive and burn CDs or DVDs by using binary files.

MIME types:

Updated: November 7, 2023

The default software associated to open bin file:

CDRwin icon

Engelmann Media GmbH logoCDRwin  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Engelmann Media GmbH

CDRWIN is burning application for Microsoft Windows that is able to burn BIN binary images with CUE cue sheets, CD disc copy, track ripping, MP3 burning and much more.

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Help how to open:

The BIN binary disk file is supported by many applications, that are used to burning CD/DVD media (NERO Burning ROM) or which are used to manage disk binary images (UltraISO, MagicISO, Daemon Tools). Some applications need the CUE description file to be able to open the BIN binary disk file.

How to convert:

CD/DVD burning applications or applications that are used to manage binary images, are able to open other disk image formats (NRG, ISO, DAA). In many times they can convert BIN file to another disk image format. Some applications need the CUE description file to be able to open and manage the BIN binary disk file.

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

Software that open bin file - CD/DVD binary image

Programs supporting the exension bin on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open bin file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with bin file by default:
CDRwin small icon CDRwin
Other suggested software:
Daemon Tools small icon Daemon Tools
Blindwrite small icon Blindwrite
PowerISO small icon PowerISO
ISOBuster small icon ISOBuster

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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