.BFX File Extension

File Type:
Bitware Fax Document

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

What is a BFX file?

Bfx file extension has Bitware Fax Document file type, developed by Cheyenne, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Faxes sent via Bitwaer, a digital fax program, have this extension attached to them. They store a digital fax ready to be sent via a modem. You can convert BFX files into other popular format such as .PDF or .JPEG with the help of various programs. The Bitware program is no longer developed.


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

bfx file icon
File Type:
Bitware Fax Document
Data Files

How to open BFX file?

Double click the bfx 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 .bfx 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 bfx 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 bfx 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 BFX files

  • Windows Windows
    • Smart FaxSee Smart FaxSee
    • FaxSee Pro FaxSee Pro
    • Batch Fax to PDF Batch Fax to PDF
    • Batch Fax2JPEG Batch Fax2JPEG

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 bfx file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

Download for Win
Secure download
Download for Mac
Secure download