500 File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a 500 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .500 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

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension 500 for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different 500 openers which you will find listed below.

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 viewers for this file format

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.

Pro/ENGINEERPro/ENGINEERUser submitted
Creo Elements/ProCreo Elements/ProUser submitted
Pro ENGINEERPro ENGINEERUser submitted
Startup TOOLSStartup TOOLSUser submitted
Tally.ERPTally.ERPUser submitted
ProeWF3ProeWF3User submitted
TallyTallyUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with 500-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with 500-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!