The File Extensions Database

.BEAN File Extension

  • Developer by: Bean
  • Category: Text Files

What is an .BEAN file?

.BEAN is Bean Rich Text Document

Word processing document created with Bean, a free word processor for Mac OS X powered by the same engine as Apple Text Edit; supports live word count, text styles, graphics, and custom printed margin settings.

BEAN files use the same formatting as Rich Text Format Directory (.RTFD) files.

Programs that open Bean Rich Text Document

How to solve problems with BEAN files

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