The File Extensions Database

.BOX File Extension

  • Category: Data Files

What is an .BOX file?

.BOX is E-mail Mailbox

Mailbox format used by various e-mail programs; stores collections of e-mail messages that can be opened individually; replaced by .MBOX and .DBX files in newer e-mail programs.

Programs that open E-mail Mailbox
IBM Lotus Notes
File Type 2 Microsoft Store Download File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Misc Files Format: Binary

Compressed file downloaded from the online Microsoft Store, typically when updating the version of Windows to Windows 7; should be downloaded with an .EXE file that, when opened, unpacks the data in the BOX file and installs Windows.

BOX files are not meant to be opened manually. Instead, they contain data that can be unpacked and used by the associated EXE file in the installation process. If you did not download an EXE file with the BOX file, you should contact the store support to download the remaining files.

File Type 3 Kodicom Video
Category: Video Files

Video format used by Kodicom CCTV recorders

File Type 4 CARA Loudspeaker Design File
Developer by: CARA Category: Audio Files

Contains information for a custom loudspeaker used by CARA (Computer Aided Room Acoustics) software; includes the brand, model, and technical specifications of the speaker; simulates the audio characteristics of an amplifier or speaker using the CALE loudspeaker simulation program.

How to solve problems with BOX files

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