The File Extensions Database


.BEX File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec Corporation
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .BEX file?

.BEX is PGP binary extracted public key

The bex file extension is associated with PGP (Pretty Good Privacy), a cross-platform data encryption and protection software, developed by Phil Zimmermann.

The bex file stores binary extracted public key.


How to open:

The bex files are used for internal purposes of Pretty Good Privacy.

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

How to solve problems with BEX files

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