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How to open .bat file extension?

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

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What is .bat file extension?

.bat file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The .bat is a file extension for a batch file format. BAT files are primarily associated with Microsoft’s Batch Processing. A batch file is useful for storing sets of commands for an operating system that are always executed together and so the batch name can simply be entered instead of entering all the commands individually. BAT files can be manually created and edited to automate and perform repetitive tasks easily. They can be written with a basic text editor, such as Notepad, and saved with a ".bat" extension. Batch files are named for the reason that they club commands together into a single file that otherwise would have to be via keyboard one by one. The easiest way to open a BAT file is to double-click on it. BAT files are text files and so they can be easily be opened with any text editor to properly display the file's contents. 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 unfamiliar websites.
You can see a list of software programs here on 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 .bat files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Any Text Editor
  • Microsoft Windows Command Prompt
  • Microsoft Windows
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Any Text Editor
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac with Windows installed