BSDL file format description

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

1 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:
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Microsoft Frontpage NoPub Data
Microsoft Office Outlook for Mac UID Data
Microsoft Windows Theme Info
ControlDraw User Requirements Specifier
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .bsdl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bsdl files. Be especially cautious with .bsdl files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

bdl, bdsl, bsd, bsl, hsdl, sdl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

PTC Creo Bundle File
Web Services Description Language Document
F1 2015 Game Bundle Data
Corel Paradox Script
Hierarchical Scan Description Language Data
Boundary-Scan Description Language File

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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