File Extension BOO

.BOO File

File extension: BOO
File type: Compressed Archive File


Notes about the BOO 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 BOO file type is primarily associated with 'Microsoft Booasm.arc'. This is an ASCII archive encoded with the Microsoft Booasm.arc compression.

Detailed information for file extension BOO:


Primary association: Microsoft Booasm.arc
File classification: Archive

Other applications associated with file type BOO:

  • Boo (Class File)Boo is an object oriented statically typed programming language for the Common Language Infrastructure with a Python-inspired syntax and a special focus on language and compiler extensibility. Each .BOO file has at most one class in it. That class will have the same exact name as the .BOO file. This association is classified as Source Code.
  • IBM BookManager Book The Mime types used with this association are: application/boo.
  • Image File
  • Kermit (Protocol Binary Bootstrap File)Produced by the OS/8 BOO Encoding Program provided with the Kermit program. The program is used to encode any type of OS/8 file into printable ASCII (BOO) format. This is a common distribution format for many Columbia Kermit files and is an alternative to encode format for PDP-8 and DECmate users.



To change file associations press Windows Key + X 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.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .BOO

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: ZipZag.boo
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ZipZag\zipzag.exe %1

ProgramID: picabooboofile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Picaboo\Picaboo\PicabooMain.exe


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