How to open a file with .bat extension?

File Type : Executable file type
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .bat file

Searching for the right program to open .bat files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .bat file extension?

BAT files are chiefly combined with Microsoft’s Batch Processing and the .bat is a file extension for a batch file format. A batch file is useful for storing sets of commands for an operating system that are always performed together. The batch name can simply be entered instead of entering all the commands separately. They can be written with a basic text editor, such as Notepad, and saved with a ".bat" extension. Alert: This file type can become infected and special care should be taken if this kind of file is received via email or downloaded from peculiar websites.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open batfiles:

  • Any Text Editor
  • Microsoft Windows Command Prompt
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Any Text Editor
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac with Windows installed