BMU file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bmu - Bioware Aurora Music Unit

The BMU game data files are related to Neverwinter Nights. The BMU file is a Bioware Aurora Music Unit. Bioware Aurora Engine is a game engine. The Aurora Engine was the successor to the Infinity Engine, featuring full 3D environments, real-time lighting and shadows, and surround sound. BioWare used the Aurora Engine to produce their 2002 Neverwinter Nights.

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

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

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

bku, blu, bm, bmi, bmk, bu, bum, fmu, mbu, mu, nmu, vmu

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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