How To Open BAT files


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It is easy to open a BAT file with Free File Opener. Just follow these steps:

  • STEP 1
    Download Free File Opener
  • STEP 2
    Click the Open button
  • STEP 3
    Select your file and click OK

That's it, you have opened your BAT file with Free File Opener!

What is a bat file?

BAT files are often used to automate repetitive processes and can be very useful. When a BAT file is run, a shell program reads the file and executes the listed commands.

BAT or batch files were developed in order to allow the user to set up a script to automate popular commands. Batch files run in Microsoft Windows as well as earlier Disk Operating Systems (DOS).

BAT was the first extension Microsoft used for batch files. Both COMMAND.COM and cmd.exe command interpreters will run BAT files, despite their differing methods of batch file execution.  BAT files are simple text files that are very similar to ASCII files.

Open bat files with Free File Opener

If you have received a file with a bat file extension and need to open or view the file, Free File Opener can help. With Free File Opener, you have a free file viewer that allows you to open all document files quickly and easily. You can also open and view over 200 other types of files including spreadsheets, pictures, movies and music files. The best part about Free File Opener is that it is a Free download!