BFS file format description

Many people often share .bfs 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 .bfs files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .bfs files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .bfs files.

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bfs - FlatOut Game Data

The BFS game data files are related to FlatOut. The BFS file is a FlatOut Game Data. FlatOut is a series of demolition derby-style racing games developed by Finnish Bugbear Entertainment and published by Empire Interactive.

Category:Game Data files
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FlatOut Game Data related extensions:

  • shp2 Marathon 2 Shape Data
  • ugc Ace of Spades Game Data
  • vo2 Celestial Impact Map Data
  • d2j d2jsp Script
  • x13 Hooligans game archive file
  • mrt Infinity Engine Plot Data

.bfs - SmartWare Sort Definition Backup

The BFS data files are related to SmartWare. The BFS file is a SmartWare Sort Definition Backup. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.

Category:Data files
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SmartWare Sort Definition Backup related extensions:

  • aif SmartWare Executable Program
  • bdc SmartWare Word Processor Backup Data
  • bdf SmartWare Backup Definition Data
  • bfq SmartWare Backup Query Definition
  • bfr SmartWare Backup Report Definition
  • bft SmartWare Backup Transaction Definition

.bfs - IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Data

The BFS data files are related to IBM Tivoli Storage Manager. The BFS file is an IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Data. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager is a data protection platform that gives enterprises a single point of control and administration for backup and recovery.

Application:IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
Category:Data files
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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Data related extensions:

  • tr0 SPICE Transient Analysis Output Data
  • wc Total Commander Directory Tree
  • afp FileProtector Encrypted Data
  • ewb Ewisoft Website Builder Backup
  • v16 BrainVoyager QX MRI 16bit Data
  • awt AlbumWeb Data

Be careful.

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

Can't open a .bfs 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 .bfs file

To set the .bfs 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 .bfs file association. Many applications can open .bfs files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .bfs 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:

bbs, bcs, bds, bes, bf, bfc, bfe, bfq, bfw, bfx, brs, bs, bsf, bts, bvs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .bfs 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 .bfs:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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