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BDF file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bdf - Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format

The BDF font files are related to X Window System (Unix). BDF file is a Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format. Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format (BDF) by Adobe is a file format for storing bitmap fonts. The content is presented as a text file that is intended to be human and computer readable. BDF is typically used in Unix environments.

X Window System (Unix)
Font files
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Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format related extensions:
HP LaserJet Printer Font
Type3 Vision Numeric Font
Processing Font
Unidrv Font Format Data
Unidrv Font Metrics
TrueType Font Resource File

.bdf - Oasys T/HIS Bulk Data File

The BDF data files are related to Oasys T/HIS. BDF file is an Oasys T/HIS Bulk Data File. Oasys T/HIS is an x/y plotting program.

Oasys T/HIS
Data files
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Oasys T/HIS Bulk Data File related extensions:
NewViews v2 Database
Macromolecular CIF File
GHCN Daily Data
Norland Image Format File
Nikon E-Max Data
NeverForget Reminder Data

.bdf - Altera Quartus II Block Diagram File

The BDF development files are related to Altera Quartus II. BDF file is an Altera Quartus II Block Diagram File. Altera Quartus is a programmable logic device design software from Altera. A Block Symbol File (.bsf) representation of the IP variation for use in Quartus II Block Diagram Files (.bdf).

Altera Quartus II
Development files
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Altera Quartus II Block Diagram File related extensions:
Visual Tool Markup Language Document
XJEase Source Code
Alpha Five Web Project Settings
Alpha Five Image Library
Velocity Template Language File
PL/I Source Code

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

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

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

bsf, bff, bf, bdv, bdr, gdf, df, bxf, bd, bvf, bfd, bef, vdf, bdt, bdg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

AIX Backup File Format
GURPS Data File
Blaise Dataview File
Lightscape Parameter File
VirtualDub Video Filter
WorldToolKit Binary NFF Data

Operating systems

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

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