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

bin file icon.bin - CD/DVD binary image [common]

bin file icon.bin - Binary executable [common]

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

bin file icon.bin - Micrografx Designer 7 project image

bin file icon.bin - Alpha/Alfa ransomware affected file

bin file icon.bin - Atari 2600 game ROM file

bin file icon.bin - Sega Genesis game ROM

bin file icon.bin - MTK Chipset GPS tracklog file

bin file icon.bin - TenCORE plug-in file

bin file icon.bin - Thomson Speedtouch series WLAN router firmware

bin file icon.bin - Game file

bin file icon.bin - ICQ 6 file

bin file icon.bin - Apple Safari theme resource file

bin file icon.bin - Opera encoder file

bin file icon.bin - Opton scanner file

bin file icon.bin - Nokia proprietary ringtone format

bin file icon.bin - Nintendo DS binary file

bin file icon.bin - Thumbnail cache file

bin file icon.bin - ReadyNAS OS application file

bin file icon.bin - ASUS BIOS update

bin file icon.bin - Google Android IMEI file

bin file icon.bin - Unreal Tournament shader cache

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BIN file extension - AVG update file

What is bin file? How to open bin files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The bin file extension is associated with the AVG antivirus software that protects computers against viruses, Trojan horses and other malware attacks. The .bin file contains updated virus definitions. The file name typically relates to the update number. The bin file is usually deleted by the updater after the patching process is completed.

The default software associated to bin file type:

AVG Antivirus icon

AVG Technologies (Grisoft) logo AVG Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  AVG Technologies (Grisoft)

AVG Antivirus is one of the most popular security and antivirus solutions on market. It is available in versions for almost all platforms.

Help how to open BIN files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension BIN:

As far as we know, this .bin file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .bin 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 bin file, edit bin file, convert bin file, view bin file, play bin file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others bin file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with bin file - AVG update file

Click on the software link for more information about AVG Antivirus. AVG Antivirus uses bin file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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