The File Extensions Database


.BTSKIN File Extension

  • Developer by: BitTorrent, Inc.
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .BTSKIN file?

.BTSKIN is µTorrent skin

The btskin file extension is associated with the µTorrent Bittorrent network client. File contains customized skin settings.

The btskin file is archive that uses ZIP compression. To view file content, rename btskin file extension to ZIP and extract archive in any compression utility, which supports ZIP file format.


How to open:

Use µTorrent to work with *.btskin files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .btskin 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 BTSKIN files

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