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How to Create .bin (binary) Files from Sketch on Arduino IDE


This guide shows how to generate a .bin (binary) file from your sketch on Arduino IDE.

Generate a .bin file in Arduino IDE

As an example, we’ll generate a .bin file from the Blink example. Follow the next steps to generate a .bin file from your sketch in Arduino IDE.

1) First,  go to Tools > Board and select the right board (for example, ESP32 DEVKIT DOIT Board).


2) Save your sketch.

3) To generate a .bin file from your sketch, go to Sketch > Export compiled Binary

4) A new file on the folder sketch should be created. Go to Sketch > Show Sketch Folder.

5) You should have two files in your Sketch folder: the .ino and the .bin file.

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