BDE file format description

Many people often share .bde files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .bde files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .bde files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .bde files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .bde file format.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bde - PTC Creo BDE File

The BDE data files are related to PTC Creo. The BDE file is a PTC Creo BDE File. Creo is a family or suite of design software supporting product design for discrete manufacturers and is developed by PTC. BDE file lists the elements that exceed the aspect ratio bound of a meshed object.

Application:PTC Creo
Category:Data files
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PTC Creo BDE File related extensions:

  • cut GMFC Foam Cutting Data
  • loa MAXQDA Saved Formula
  • mvd MACE Velocity Data
  • jsf Project64 Joystick Data
  • saver Mac OS X Screensaver File
  • lgf PMSCAN Log

.bde - Borland Database Engine Data

The BDE development files are related to Borland Database Engine. The BDE file is a Borland Database Engine Data. The Borland Database Engine is a data access engine that is used by Delphi, dBase, and Paradox for Windows.

Application:Borland Database Engine
Category:Development files
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Borland Database Engine Data related extensions:

  • hhk HTML Help Index
  • pyb Brython Script
  • flw Xilinx XFLOW Flow Data
  • pbd Epicentric Portal Server Module Java Bean
  • mar IBM WebSphere Business Modeler Process Model Template
  • exprwddoclib Microsoft Expression Web Document Library

.bde - Active-HDL Block Diagram

The BDE data files are related to Active-HDL. The BDE file is an Active-HDL Block Diagram. Active-HDL is a Windows based, integrated FPGA Design Creation and Simulation solution for team-based environments.

Category:Data files
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Active-HDL Block Diagram related extensions:

  • adf Active-HDL Design Document
  • afc Active-HDL Drawing
  • asdb Active-HDL Accelerated Waveform Data
  • asf Active-HDL State Diagram
  • awc Active-HDL Accelerated Waveform Configuration
  • awf Active-HDL Waveform Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .bde file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .bde extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .bde files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .bde files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .bde 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .bde file

To set the .bde file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .bde file association. Many applications can open .bde files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .bde file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bce, bd, bd3, bdd, bdf, bdr, bds, bdw, be, bed, bee, bfe, bre, bse, bwe

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .bde filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .bde:

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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