.BIN - File Extension for Binary Data Files

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What is BIN? BIN, short name for Binary, is used as the file extension for Binary Data files. .BIN files are binary files that are used computer systems or applications to store binary data. See the sample .BIN file included below.

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File Extension: .BIN

MIME Type: application/octet-stream

File Content: Binary Data

.BIN files are Binary Data files saved as a sequence of bytes. Here are the first 64 bytes of a sample .BIN file used by Windows 7 system dumped in HEX values:

01 00 00 00 78 02 00 00 6c 02 00 00 91 16 a2 3d ....x...l.......
9d e3 a6 4d 8a 4b b4 38 77 bc b1 b7 01 00 00 00 ...M.K.8w.......
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 dc 07 07 00 ................
05 00 06 00 0c 00 30 00 2f 00 58 01 0f e5 52 9a ......0...X...R.

.BIN Binary Data file sample: Click sample.bin to download.

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