.bin file extension hijacked by VLC player

in Genius Bar edited January 2014
Hi everyone,

I just installed VLC player and apparently it changed the regular .bin file association to VLC Player and now I can't install any new software packages that have a .bin extension.

Is there any way that I can restore the original file association or remove VLC player as the default app for .bin files?


I just got a new macbook yesterday and I'm new at this



  • Reply 1 of 2
    - Do Get Info (Apple-I) on the File

    - Select "Open With..."

    - Select your application

    - Click "Change all..."

  • Reply 2 of 2

    But what is the correct application that should be associated with the .bin extension? What do I change it to in order to install .bin packages?
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