There are 13 other file types using
the BDF file extension!
.bdf - Adobe Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format
.bdf - Bdiff Bupdate binary update file
.bdf - West Point Bridge designer file
.bdf - Backup definition file
.bdf - Brother BES-100E Embroidery Software
.bdf - E-Mail Detective binary data fragment file
.bdf - NEi Nastran bulk data file
.bdf - Quartus II block design file
.bdf - TXRDWIN X-ray diffraction pattern
.bdf - UNIX font
.bdf - MIDAS BDF disk image file
.bdf - SmartWare backup definition file
.bdf - Okino Transfer File Format
BDF file extension - X11 Bitmap Distribution Format
What is bdf file? How to open bdf files?
File type specification:
The BDF file extension is used for X11 bitmap distribution format. X11 can read fonts in several formats. These are BDF (Bitmap Distribution Format), PCF (Potable Compiled Format) etc. A bdf file is a text file that defines the bitmap patterns for the characters of a font.
The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X Window System. The development work is being done in conjunction with the freedesktop.org community. The X.Org Foundation is the educational non-profit corporation whose Board serves this effort, and whose Members lead this work.
The default software associated to bdf file type:
Company or developer:
Various Linux developers
Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.
Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.
Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.
Company or developer:
The Open Group
Unix is multi-tasking operating system for various platforms. The first version was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .bdf file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open bdf file, edit bdf file, convert bdf file, view bdf file, play bdf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others bdf file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with bdf file - X11 Bitmap Distribution Format
Click on the software link for more information about Linux operating systems. Linux operating systems uses bdf file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).