BAY File - opening and understanding

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

What is a BAY file?

The BAY file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the BAY file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the BAY file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about BAY files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open BAY 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 BAY for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 20 different BAY openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of BAY files. Remember, different programs may use BAY files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
MAGIX Photo ManagerMAGIX Photo ManagerUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
DIMIN ViewerDIMIN ViewerUser submitted
eezPixeezPixUser submitted
Photo-LuxPhoto-LuxUser submitted
uFOCS FileOpeneruFOCS FileOpenerUser submitted
CodedColor PhotoStudioCodedColor PhotoStudioUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
FastRawViewerFastRawViewerUser submitted
progeCAD Professional EnglishprogeCAD Professional EnglishUser submitted
3DBrowser3DBrowserUser submitted
MAGIX Digital Photo Maker DownloadMAGIX Digital Photo Maker DownloadUser submitted
Bay6Bay6User submitted
Photo DataBasePhoto DataBaseUser submitted
ForceVisionForceVisionUser submitted
PhotoPhotoUser submitted
MasterClips MediaPaq BrowserMasterClips MediaPaq BrowserUser submitted
ReaViewerReaViewerUser submitted
MAGIX Digital Photo Maker SEMAGIX Digital Photo Maker SEUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!