.BFC File Extension

File Type:
Windows Briefcase File

Having trouble opening .bfc extension? Don't panic! This page explains what bfc files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open bfc files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BFC file?

Bfc file extension has Windows Briefcase file type, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

Files used by Microsoft Windows Briefcase that was designed to simplify the synchronization process between devices on Windows OS. A typical BFC file contains folders with different files chosen for synchronization (usually between a laptop and PC). The program was first introduced in Windows 95 but was rejected later in Windows 8 and Windows 10. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

bfc file icon
File Type:
Windows Briefcase File
Misc Files

How to open BFC file?

Double click the bfc file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .bfc extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the bfc extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the bfc file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open BFC files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the bfc file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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