BSD file format description

Many people often share .bsd files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .bsd files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .bsd files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .bsd files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .bsd file format.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bsd - Xilinx BSDL File

The BSD data files are related to Xilinx ISE. The BSD file is a Xilinx BSDL File. Xilinx BSDL (Boundary-Scan Description File) files are available for every part and package combination of IEEE 1149.1 compatible devices. These files can be used by third party boundary scan tool vendors to generate test vectors and perform tests. BSDL files are also used by Xilinx programming software when configuring devices through Boundary Scan.

Xilinx ISE
Data files
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Xilinx BSDL File related extensions:
Microsoft Expression Encoder Live Encoding
Microsoft Frontpage NoPub Data
Microsoft Office Outlook for Mac UID Data
Microsoft Windows Theme Info
ControlDraw User Requirements Specifier
MagicInstall Compressed Data

.bsd - FacetWin Backup Set Description

The BSD data files are related to FacetWin. The BSD file is a FacetWin Backup Set Description. FacetWin brings your UNIX system into your Windows network environment by providing server software that makes the resources of the UNIX server available to the Windows PCs on the network. The backup set description contains lines that specify the archive type (disk or tape), logging options, index file options, and which PCs to backup using what file set description.

Data files
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FacetWin Backup Set Description related extensions:
FacetWin File Set Description
FacetWin Disk Archive
FacetWin User Keyboard Mapping
FacetWin Configuration

.bsd - BASin Data Format Data

The BSD data files are related to BASin. The BSD file is a BASin Data Format Data. BASin is a program that helps you to write programs in BASIC. It is made by a company called Retro Computers Ltd, and with it you can learn how to make your own programs and games.

Data files
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BASin Data Format Data related extensions:
BASin Code Format Data

.bsd - AMD SimNow Simulation Configuration

The BSD configuration files are related to AMD SimNow. The BSD file is an AMD SimNow Simulation Configuration. The AMD SimNow simulator is an AMD64 technology-compatible x86 platform simulator for AMD's family of processors.

AMD SimNow
Configuration files
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AMD SimNow Simulation Configuration related extensions:
QuickTime Preferences Data
Siemens Teamcenter Lifecycle Visualization Configuration
Telix Modem Definition Data
ixiQuarks Preferences Data
DriveTools SP DriveExecutive Parameters
Light-O-Rama Preferences

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

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

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bcd, bd, bds, bed, bs, bsc, bse, bsf, bsr, bss, bsv, bsw, bsx, bwd, bxd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .bsd filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .bsd:

Balanced Scorecard Designer Data
PBASIC Preprocessor Output
Superbase Data Definition
PLINK Binary Biallelic Genotype Table
Bridge Base Online Data
BLAST Nucleotide Database

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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