BHD file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bhd - Backup Exec Deduplication Storage

The BHD data files are related to Backup Exec. The BHD file is a Backup Exec Deduplication Storage. Veritas Backup Exec is a data protection software product that supports virtual, physical and cloud platforms.

Backup Exec
Data files
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Backup Exec Deduplication Storage related extensions:
Windows Credential Manager Schema Data
QMTest Test Results Data
Eudora Mailbox Name Map
Cumulus 6 Query Export Data
Paradox Primary Index File
FractInt Continuous Potential Bitmap

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

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

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

bbd, bd, bdh, bgd, bh, bhf, bhs, bhv, bhw, bhx, bmd, bnd, btd, bud, byd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Intuit Quicken Backup Disk Data
Neighbours from Hell 2 Game Archive
Altera VHDL Design File

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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