BDD file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bdd - CARA Sound Radiation Data

The BDD data files are related to CARA. The BDD file is a CARA Sound Radiation Data. CARA (Computer Aided Room Acoustics) is a computer program for computing and optimizing Room Acoustics of arbitrary rooms. CARA is based on the sound source imaging method in combination with a backtracing procedure. The BDD file contains the sound radiation data required for the CARA room acoustic calculations.

Data files
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CARA Sound Radiation Data related extensions:
CARA Loudspeaker Design
CARA Script Engine Script
CARA Script Engine Mask

.bdd - BRender Device Driver

The BDD other files are related to BRender. The BDD file is a BRender Device Driver. BRender (Blazing Renderer) is a complete system with an applications interface, graphics libraries and device drivers by Argonaut Software. The BRender seems to be no longer supported.

Other files
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BRender Device Driver related extensions:
Binary MultiEx Script
ExamSoft SofTest Working Data
Syslinux COM32 Module
Windows Registration Entries Data
Datarescue IDA for Windows 32bit Plug-in
Unix Process ID Data

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

Can't open a .bdd 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 .bdd file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bcd, bd, bdc, bde, bdf, bdr, bds, bdv, bdw, bdx, bed, bfd, brd, bsd, bvd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format
Blaise Dataview File
Cadence Allegro PCB Layout
C64 Doodle Image
DemoShield Project
Gerber Drill Drawing Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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