BSDIFF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bsdiff - Binary DIFF Data

The BSDIFF data files are related to bsdiff. The BSDIFF file is a Binary DIFF Data. Bsdiff (Binary DIFF) and bspatch (Binary Patch) are tools for building and applying patches to binary files.

Data files
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Binary DIFF Data related extensions:
BSDiff Patch

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

Can't open a .bsdiff 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.

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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