BUF file format description
Many people share .buf files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .buf file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .buf files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.buf - Emacs Buffer Data
The BUF data files are related to Emacs. BUF file is an Emacs Buffer Data. GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor and more.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .buf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .buf files. Be especially cautious with .buf files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .buf 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .buf file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bf, bfu, bhf, bif, bjf, bkf, bu, bub, buc, bud, bur, buv, huf, nuf, ubf
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Novell GroupWise Initialization File
- Bioware Game Data
- DtSearch Huffman Compression Table
- Cryo BF Game Data
- Windows Binary Printer Description File
- libigl Skeletal Data
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