Notes about the BBS file extension:
To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened
" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?
" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps"
and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.
The BBS file type is primarily associated with 'Bulletin Board System Text'.
Detailed information for file extension BBS:
Primary association: Bulletin Board System Text
Other applications associated with file type BBS:
- FTN Software (Hudson-style Messagebase)
- Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))
To change file associations press Windows Key
and then Apps and Features
> Default apps
> Choose default apps by file type
Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.
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System Info for File Extension .BBS
The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly
from user systems.
ProgramID: MailMake.Messages, FileType: BBS Messages, AppName: MailMaker
ProgramID: MailMake.Messages, FileType: BBS Messages, AppName: MMAKER32