BSQ file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bsq - ArcInfo Band Sequential Image

The BSQ graphic files are related to ESRI ArcInfo. The BSQ file is an ArcInfo Band Sequential Image. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system.

ESRI ArcInfo
Graphic files
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ArcInfo Band Sequential Image related extensions:
PaintTool SAI Drawing
MSX2+ Screen 10 Bitmap
CDU Paint Image
Abekas YUV Image
RIP Image
Krita Compressed Image

.bsc - BINSCII Archive

The BSC archive files are related to BINSCII. The BSC file is a BINSCII Archive. BinSCII is a program for the Apple II series that encodes and decodes Apple ProDOS files

Archive files
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BINSCII Archive related extensions:

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

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

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

bqs, bs, fsq, hsq, nsq, sbq, sq, vsq

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Herbulot AdLib System Audio
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
NScheduler Data
Superbase Quick Report File
Infinity Engine Script
Sysquake SQ Application

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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