.BOX File Extension

A .BOX file is a E-mail Mailbox, created by N/A.

Open with IBM Lotus Notes. Available for Windows.

What is a .BOX file?

The .BOX file extension is used for a type of file known as an E-mail Mailbox. This means it's a file format that stores collections of email messages. People can open these messages one by one to read them. However, it's important to note that the .BOX format is somewhat outdated. Newer email programs use formats like .MBOX and .DBX instead.

If you have a .BOX file, it was likely created by email programs such as IBM Lotus Notes, Calypso Email, or Foxmail. These programs can open and manage .BOX files, allowing users to access the email messages stored within.

It's worth mentioning that .BOX files are not typically opened in the same way you might open a document or picture file. They contain data that needs to be processed or "unpacked" by the email program they are associated with. This process is usually handled automatically by the program.

For example, when installing certain software, a .BOX file might be used to store necessary data. The software's installer (an EXE file) would unpack the .BOX file and use its contents during the installation process. If you find a .BOX file but didn't get an EXE file (or similar installer file) with it, you might need to contact the support team of the store or service from where you got the .BOX file to get the rest of the necessary files for installation or use.


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