The File Extensions Database


.BEL File Extension

  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What is an .BEL file?

.BEL is Belon compressed archive

The bel file extension is related to the Belon, a Japanese file compressing utility for Microsoft Windows operating system.

The bel file contains compressed archive created by the Belon software.


How to open:

Use ZipZag to work with compressed archives.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .bel file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to solve problems with BEL files

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