BC5 file format description

Many people share .bc5 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bc5 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bc5 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bc5 - Impression Document

The BC5 document files are related to Impression. The BC5 file is an Impression Document. Impression is a desktop publishing application for RISC OS systems. The Impression seems to be no longer supported.

Document files
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Impression Document related extensions:
Piranesi EPix Image
Dreamweaver Library
ARCHLine v4 Drawing
ProntoDoc for Word Browser Display Document Template
DesignCAD Drawing
ConceptDraw PROJECT XML Document

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bc5 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bc5 files. Be especially cautious with .bc5 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bc5 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.

The .bc5 file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

b5, bc, bcr, bct, bv5, cb5, fc5, vc5

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Adobe Bridge Cache Data
Adobe Bridge Thumbnail Cache
Virtual CD Image
BitComet File
PTV Map&Guide Station List File
Corel WordPerfect Overflow Data

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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