The File Extensions Database


.BS2 File Extension

  • Developer by: Parallax
  • Category: Developer Files

What is an .BS2 file?

.BS2 is BASIC Stamp 2 Code File

Program code for a Parallax BASIC Stamp module or microcontroller; often used for educational hardware programming projects; saved in a text format that can be opened in a text editor.

The BASIC Stamp Editor for Windows is developed and supported by Parallax, while the editors for Mac and Linux are developed by third parties.

How to solve problems with BS2 files

  • Associate the BS2 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BS2 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BS2 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BS2 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 .BS2 is BASIC Stamp 2 Code File. Because only the current version supports the latest BS2 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Parallax manufacturer website after an available .BS2 is BASIC Stamp 2 Code File update.
  • To make sure that your BS2 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.