BQA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bqa - Landsat 8 Quality Assessment Band Data

The BQA data files are related to Landsat QA ArcGIS Toolbox. The BQA file is a Landsat 8 Quality Assessment Band Data. Landsat 8 is the most recently launched Landsat satellite and carries the Operational Land Imager (OLI) and the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) instruments.

Landsat QA ArcGIS Toolbox
Data files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .bqa file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bqa files. Be especially cautious with .bqa files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

ba, bqw, gqa, nqa, qa, qba, vqa

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

GPS Quality Assessment Data
Scifer External Header Archive
BSC Intermediate Object
NQuery Advisor Data
Intuit QuickBooks Accountant's File
Vector Quantized Animation

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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