BAS, BASIC Source Code File (.bas)

The BAS Developer file format

Source code that is written in the BASIC programming language are typically saved in a text file using the BAS extension. Even though BASIC was developed in the mid-1960s, there are still program that can read and edit BAS files.

Technical details of BAS files

BAS files contain code in the Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code (BASIC) programming language. This language was developed and introduced for non-scientists to be able to manipulate computers. The code in the BAS file is saved in a plain text format.

More information about the BAS file format

File extension .bas
File category Developer
Associated programs BBC BASIC for Windows (Windows)
Blitz Research BlitzMax (Windows, Mac & Linux)
FreeBASIC (Windows)
Microsoft Visual Studio (Windows)
PowerBASIC (Windows)
PureBasic (Windows)
SoftMaker Office (Windows)
True BASIC (Windows)
Useful links More about BASIC and BAS here
Developer n/a