The File Extensions Database


.212 File Extension

  • Developer by: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
  • Category: System Files

What is an .212 file?

.212 is ASUS BIOS update

The 212 file extension is used by ASUS for files that contain certain version of update for the BIOS of various notebooks and other computers marketed by the company.

212 in the extension refers to the version of the BIOS.


How to open:

These files are used to flash BIOS of certain ASUS notebooks.

How to convert:

You cannot convert *.212 files to anything else and there is also no reason to even attempt it.

How to solve problems with 212 files

  • Associate the 212 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 212 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.212 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 212 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .212 is ASUS BIOS update. Because only the current version supports the latest 212 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the ASUSTeK Computer Inc. manufacturer website after an available .212 is ASUS BIOS update update.
  • To make sure that your 212 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.