.B2A File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .B2A file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

B2A File Recovery

What is a .B2A file?

ASCII text file that has been created from a binary file using the btoa (Binary to ASCII) algorithm; used for sending binary files over protocols that only support text-based data transfers.

What Are Common Causes of ".B2A" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes for ".B2A" files lost or failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete ".B2A" files while cleaning up their computer or storage devices.
  2. File system corruption: If the file system of the storage device where the ".B2A" files are stored gets corrupted, it can lead to file loss or failure.
  3. Virus or malware attack: A virus or malware infection can corrupt or delete ".B2A" files, rendering them inaccessible or unusable.
  4. Hardware failure: If the storage device where the ".B2A" files are stored experiences a hardware failure, such as a hard drive crash or SSD failure, it can result in data loss or file failure.
  5. Software or application issues: Issues with the software or application associated with the ".B2A" files can lead to file corruption or failure. This can include bugs, crashes, or compatibility issues.
  6. Improper file handling: Mishandling or improper operations while working with ".B2A" files, such as forceful shutdowns, abrupt removal of storage devices, or interrupted file transfers, can cause file loss or failure.
  7. File system format: Formatting the storage device without proper backup can result in the deletion of ".B2A" files.
  8. Human error: Human errors, such as accidental overwriting, renaming, or moving of ".B2A" files, can lead to file loss or failure.

It is important to regularly backup ".B2A" files to prevent loss or failure, and to use reliable data recovery tools or services in case of file loss.

How to recover lost ".B2A" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".B2A" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".B2A" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".B2A" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".B2A" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".B2A" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".B2A" extension?

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Programs that open ".B2A" files

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Additional Information

  • File type: Btoa Encoded File

  • File extension: .B2A

  • Developer: N/A

  • Category: Encoded Files

  • Format: N/A


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    Hetman Software: Data Recovery 18.12.2019 12:44 #
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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is the purpose of the .B2A file format?

    The .B2A file format is not a widely known or standard file format. Without further context, it is difficult to determine the specific purpose of the .B2A format. It is possible that it is a proprietary or custom file format used by a specific software or application. To understand its purpose, it would be necessary to identify the software or system associated with the .B2A format and refer to its documentation or contact the software developer.

  • How does the .B2A format differ from other file formats?

    The .B2A format is not a widely known or standard file format. Therefore, it is difficult to provide a specific answer about its differences from other formats. It is possible that .B2A refers to a proprietary or custom file format used by a specific software or organization. In such cases, the differences would depend on the specific purpose and features of that software or organization's file format.

  • What software or applications are compatible with the .B2A format?

    The .B2A file format is not widely known or recognized. It is possible that it is a proprietary format specific to a certain software or application. Without more information about the origin or purpose of the .B2A file, it is difficult to determine which software or applications are compatible with it.

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