Watch .bin movie file with Windows VLC player

If you got .bin as movie file (many downloaded movie file has .bin extension) don’t waste your time with Windows media player. Get VLC player for Windows XP / Vista. It can directly play .bin file.

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats including DVDs and VCDs. For movies I always use VLC. It is one of the best free program.

Watch .bin movie file with Windows VLC player

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11 comments… add one
  • Chintan Patel Jan 9, 2009, 3:08 am

    Even though I have VLC Plyer I can’t open VLC media file (.bin) formated file in VLC Player.
    So help me in this topic.

  • chaitanyak Jan 22, 2009, 7:23 am

    use daemontools or power iso to “mount” the vcd files on a “virtual drive” drive…it will play then…

    by default it will use windows media player or some dvd player like power dvd(whatever it finds)..

    to play with vlc, just browse the virtual drive to the folder called mpegav and play the file in there with vlc player

    you can also copy this file out of the virtual drive and rename it and just play it next time…without having to mount the bin and all that.

  • Sam Aug 23, 2009, 10:26 am

    The Daemon tool sort of thing worked in my case… I too had a movie file with .bin extension…

  • vicky Aug 23, 2009, 11:22 am

    same prob;lem

  • yaman Sep 1, 2009, 4:54 am

    i am not able to open .bin with .cue format with demon tool

  • AutoChronicle Sep 17, 2009, 3:24 pm

    I am having the same problem.. I tried vlc and Media player classic……… Any other ways ?

  • Adithya Sep 29, 2009, 3:36 pm

    You can use PowerISO tool. Once the file is opened using it, you can then extract all the files in it.
    Personally, i dont see this as media extension file (*.bin) .. it looks like archived file.

    Hope this works

  • Freya Feb 24, 2010, 7:00 pm

    extracted the DAT file within the .bin file using powerISO worked like a charm! Thanks a zillion!!!!

  • Basheer Mohammed Mar 6, 2012, 6:27 am

    Thanks Adithya,,,, I extracted by using power ISO… it’s working…… :)

  • vp Jul 4, 2012, 9:51 am

    Hey man my file is hidden + .bin + archived vich can be played only with its cd player …how te play in vlc mate ?

  • setareh Jul 16, 2012, 4:43 pm

    using POWER ISO and extracting the .bin video files worked for me. thanxxxxxxxxx :)

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