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BNF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bnf - Backus-Naur Form File

The BNF data files are related to BNF Parser2. BNF file is a Backus-Naur Form File. BNF (Backus-Naur Form) is a notation techniques for context-free grammars, often used to describe the syntax of languages used in computing, such as computer programming languages, document formats, instruction sets and communication protocols.

BNF Parser2
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .bnf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bnf files. Be especially cautious with .bnf files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

gnf, bf, fnf, bmf, nbf, bbf, bnt, bng, bnc, bn, bjf, vnf, bgf, nf, hnf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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