What is a .BAU File And How To Open It – Sun Microsystems (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .bau extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .bau file extension and how to open it.

What is a .BAU file?

The file extension .BAU stands for Apache OpenOffice AutoText File. It was developed by Sun Microsystems. The format of this settings related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .bau file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .BAU file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .BAU file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .BAU file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .bau file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Apache OpenOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apache OpenOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BAU file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apache OpenOffice software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .BAU file on Linux

The .bau file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apache OpenOffice software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Apache OpenOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .BAU file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apache OpenOffice software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .BAU file?

If you cannot open the .BAU file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .BAU file.bav – RITLABS, .bay – Casio, .bb – Blitz Research, .bb3 – WildTangent, .bbb – Research In Motion. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .BAU file with the Apache OpenOffice program on Windows and Apache OpenOffice software on Linux.