What is a .BEAN File And How To Open It – Bean (Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .bean extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .bean file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .BEAN file?

The file extension .BEAN comes from Bean Rich Text Document. The developer of this file extension is Bean. The file is a text related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .bean file on 1 platform.

How to open a .BEAN file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .BEAN file on various operating systems.

How to open a .BEAN file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .bean file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Bean software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Bean software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .BEAN 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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

Still cannot open the .BEAN file?

If you are still unable to open the .BEAN file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .BEAN file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .bed – UCSC, .bejeweled2deluxesavedgame – Big Fish Games, .bet – BETA Source File, .bf – Cryo Interactive Entertainment, .bf – Ubisoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .BEAN file with the Bean program on Mac.