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BACPAC file format description

Many people share .bacpac files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bacpac file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bacpac files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bacpac - Microsoft SQL Server DAC Exported Package

The BACPAC development files are related to Microsoft SQL Server. The BACPAC file is a Microsoft SQL Server DAC Exported Package. Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft. A BACPAC is a file with a .bacpac extension that encapsulates a database's schema and data.

Microsoft SQL Server
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Microsoft SQL Server DAC Exported Package related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .bacpac file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bacpac files. Be especially cautious with .bacpac files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bacpac file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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