There are 13 other file types using
the BDF file extension!

bdf file icon.bdf - Adobe Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format

bdf file icon.bdf - West Point Bridge designer file

bdf file icon.bdf - Backup definition file

bdf file icon.bdf - Brother BES-100E Embroidery Software

bdf file icon.bdf - E-Mail Detective binary data fragment file

bdf file icon.bdf - NEi Nastran bulk data file

bdf file icon.bdf - Quartus II block design file

bdf file icon.bdf - TXRDWIN X-ray diffraction pattern

bdf file icon.bdf - UNIX font

bdf file icon.bdf - X11 Bitmap Distribution Format

bdf file icon.bdf - MIDAS BDF disk image file

bdf file icon.bdf - SmartWare backup definition file

bdf file icon.bdf - Okino Transfer File Format

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BDF file extension - Bdiff Bupdate binary update file

What is bdf file? How to open bdf files?

File type specification:

Binary file type icon Binary file type

The bdf file extension is also used by Bdiff engine. Bdiff creates a binary difference between two files. On unix like systems, many people use diff and patch to update source files. They are very powerful for "line oriented" data. However, they are incapable of handling binary data.

Modifying a single line in source file amounts to a considerable difference in its compiled object. Calling address, variable address, segment value, they will all change even when object's structure remains similar.

Bdiff creates the difference of two objects. Suppose, the difference will be much smaller than whole new object file. With bupdate and "old object file", you can create new object file from the difference file.

Help how to open BDF files:

Not meant to be opened directly, but rather uploaded to proper update tool.

How to convert file with extension BDF:

It is unlikely that this file type can be converted to anything useful.

Related links:

BDIFF/BUPDATE documentation

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