BSP file format description

Many people often share .bsp 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 .bsp files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .bsp files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .bsp files.

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

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bsp - Quake Map Data

The BSP game data files are related to Quake. The BSP file is a Quake Map Data. BSP (Binary Space Partitioning) is a general map file extension used in games such as the Doom, Quake, and games that use Quake-derived engines, such as the Half-Life series and Call of Duty series.

Category:Game Data files
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Quake Map Data related extensions:

  • lit Quake Colored Light Data
  • lmp Quake Lump Data
  • map Quake Uncompiled Map Data
  • mdl Quake 3D Model Data
  • pak Quake Engine Data
  • spr Quake Sprite Data

.bsp - BestAddress HTML Editor Project

The BSP project files are related to BestAddress HTML Editor. The BSP file is a BestAddress HTML Editor Project. BestAddress HTML Editor is a complete HTML editor, that includes syntax coloring, code checking, auto-completion, templates, etc.

Application:BestAddress HTML Editor
Category:Project files
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BestAddress HTML Editor Project related extensions:

  • kristal KRISTAL Audio Engine Project
  • art42 Bernina Explorations v1.x Project
  • tewzip SolidWorks Electrical Project
  • kin Cakewalk Kinetic Music Project
  • pmlprjz Autodesk PowerMILL Archived Project
  • spj PhotoStage Slideshow Project

.bsp - BioShock Saved Game

The BSP game data files are related to BioShock. The BSP file is a BioShock Saved Game. BioShock is a first-person shooter video game.

Category:Game Data files
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BioShock Saved Game related extensions:

  • bsm Bioshock Map Data
  • lbf BioShock Game Data

.bsp - PBASIC Preprocessor Input

The BSP development files are related to PBASIC. The BSP file is a PBASIC Preprocessor Input. PBASIC is a microcontroller-based version of BASIC created by Parallax, Inc. PBASIC is used for writing code for the BASIC Stamp microcontrollers.

Category:Development files
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PBASIC Preprocessor Input related extensions:

  • bsx PBASIC Preprocessor Output

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .bsp file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .bsp extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .bsp files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .bsp files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .bsp 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .bsp file

To set the .bsp file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .bsp file association. Many applications can open .bsp files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .bsp 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. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bcp, bep, bp, bps, bs, bsl, bso, bwp, bxp, bzp, fsp, gsp, hsp, nsp, sbp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .bsp 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 .bsp:

Operating systems

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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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