The File Extensions Database

.8BS File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Plugin Files

What is an .8BS file?

.8BS is Photoshop 5.0 Selection Plug-in

Adds additional image selection options to Photoshop; can be used to create or modify image selections or selection masks.

8BS files must be placed in the Plug-ins Folder within the Photoshop folder before Photoshop is opened in order to be available in the program.

Programs that open Photoshop 5.0 Selection Plug-in
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019

How to solve problems with 8BS files

  • Associate the 8BS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 8BS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.8BS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 8BS 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 .8BS is Photoshop 5.0 Selection Plug-in. Because only the current version supports the latest 8BS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .8BS is Photoshop 5.0 Selection Plug-in update.
  • To make sure that your 8BS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.