BMS File

What are BMS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BMS 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 BMS file?

BMS files have multiple uses, and QuickBMS script is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

QuickBMS script

These BMS files are archive files created in QuickBMS, a tool used for faster file extracting and importing, archiving, and file format parser. QuickBMS uses minimal GUI (Graphical User Interface) if you run a program normally (Double-clicking the file) or by using a command-line. This is a faster program when it comes to handling archives used by the majority of games.

How to open BMS files

Important: Different programs may use files with the BMS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BMS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: November 28, 2022

All known file formats using extension .BMS

While QuickBMS script is a popular type of BMS-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BMS file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

SilkRoad Mesh

We know that one BMS format is SilkRoad Mesh. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

VideoPadVideoPadUser submitted
Express RipExpress RipUser submitted
SoundTap Streaming Audio RecorderSoundTap Streaming Audio RecorderUser submitted
Express ZipExpress ZipUser submitted
Zulu DJ SoftwareZulu DJ SoftwareUser submitted
VideoPad Video EditorVideoPad Video EditorUser submitted
Prism Video File ConverterPrism Video File ConverterUser submitted
Express Burn Disc Burning SoftwareExpress Burn Disc Burning SoftwareUser submitted
Express BurnExpress BurnUser submitted
Prism Video ConverterPrism Video ConverterUser submitted

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