500 File Type- The quick facts
What are 500 files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a 500 file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a 500 file?
The .500 file extension is most commonly associated with the NetBSD or FreeBSD operating systems. These operating systems are used for x86 compatible and AMD64 compatible architectures. They are derived from the more popular Unix operating system.
The .500 file extension is also used for Tally files, NCBridge NC200/NC400 series network boot software files, Nintendo Famicom Disk System files, Linux files and Pasofami files.
How to open 500 files
Important: Different programs may use files with the 500 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your 500 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different 500 openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 15, 2022
Suggest another file format using extension 500
While we know of one file format using the .500 file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .500 file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of 500 files. Remember, different programs may use 500 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.