BPN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bpn - ArchiCAD Project Backup

The BPN project files are related to ArchiCAD. The BPN file is an ArchiCAD Project Backup. ArchiCAD is an architectural CAD-software developed by the Hungarian company Graphisoft.

Project files
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ArchiCAD Project Backup related extensions:
ArchiCAD Geometric Description Language File
Industry Foundation Classes Data
ArchiCAD Geometric Description Language Source Code

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

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

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

bln, bn, bnp, bon, bp, bpb, bpg, bph, bpj, bpm, fpn, gpn, hpn, npn, pbn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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