.BOX File Extension

File Type 1

E-mail Mailbox

Developer N/A
3.5  |  23 Votes
Category Data Files
Format N/A

What is a BOX file?

Mailbox format used by various e-mail programs; stores collections of e-mail messages that can be opened individually; replaced by .MBOX and .DBX files in newer e-mail programs.

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Programs that open or reference BOX files

Calypso Email
Updated April 24, 2009
File Type 2

CARA Loudspeaker Design File

Developer CARA
3.5  |  10 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format N/A

Contains information for a custom loudspeaker used by CARA (Computer Aided Room Acoustics) software; includes the brand, model, and technical specifications of the speaker; simulates the audio characteristics of an amplifier or speaker using the CALE loudspeaker simulation program.

Programs that open or reference BOX files

CARA Loudspeaker Editor
Updated July 30, 2007
File Type 3

Microsoft Store Download File

Developer Microsoft
3.3  |  7 Votes
Category Misc Files
Format Binary

Compressed file downloaded from the online Microsoft Store, typically when updating the version of Windows to Windows 7; should be downloaded with an .EXE file that, when opened, unpacks the data in the BOX file and installs Windows.

More Information

BOX files are not meant to be opened manually. Instead, they contain data that can be unpacked and used by the associated EXE file in the installation process. If you did not download an EXE file with the BOX file, you should contact the store support to download the remaining files.

Programs that open or reference BOX files

Not meant to be opened manually
Updated August 23, 2012
File Type 4

Kodicom Audio FIle

Developer Kodicom
2.9  |  7 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format N/A

A BOX file may also be an audio file created by select Kodicom closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras and digital video recorders (DVRs). It stores audio data in the proprietary Kodicom format. BOX files accompany .BIX files, which store video captured by the same CCTV cameras.

More Information

Kodicom is a Korean digital communications company specializing in CCTV equipment for surveillance purposes. The CCTV camera(s) and DVR that captures the footage saves the video in a BIX file and the audio in a BOX file.

How to open a BOX file

You can open a BOX file with the Kodicom software included with the purchase of the CCTV cameras and DVR that captured the footage. You can also open a BOX file with Techjunkies i3 DVR in Windows if you have access to the software.

How to convert a BOX file

The Kodicom DVR included with the purchase of the CCTV equipment can export the BIX and BOX files storing the video and audio as an .AVI video file.

Programs that open BOX files

Kodicom software included with the purchase of the CCTV camera and DVR
Techjunkies i3 DVR
Updated June 2, 2022

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