How to open .bed file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .bed file. The full name of the file is UCSC BED Annotation Track File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is UCSC.

.bed file extension (UCSC BED Annotation Track File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Data Files UCSC UCSC BED Annotation Track File
Programs using this file extension: .bed
ADS OS Software
  • Integrated Genome Browser
  • Any text editor
  • Integrated Genome Browser
  • Integrated Genome Browser
  • UCSC Genome Browser

The file extension .bed can be used by another programs. If you have some useful information about .bed file type that may help other users, please send them to us and we’ll update our database.

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