Files with BNA extension extension are ASCII 2D map data in Atlas Boundary format. 

There is one other file type using
the BNA file extension!

bna file icon.bna - Barna Word Processor document file

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BNA file extension - Atlas Boundary file

What is bna file? How to open bna files?

The BNA file extension is used for older Atlas Boundary format. The BNA format is an ASCII exchange format for 2D vector data supported by many software packages. It only contains geometry and a few identifiers per record. Attributes must be stored into external files. It does not support any coordinate system information.

The default software associated to bna file type:

MapViewer picture or screenshot

Golden Software, Inc. logo MapViewer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Golden Software, Inc.

MapViewer is mapping and spatial analysis tool used to display GIS data. It is used by Small businesses, large corporations, independent consultants, scientists, GIS analysts etc.

Didger icon

Golden Software, Inc. logo Didger  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Golden Software, Inc.

Didger is a highly accurate coordinate conversion and digitizing program that will be an invaluable addition to your software library. Convert your data from one format to a multitude of other standard GIS and geosciences related formats, allowing you to bring different files, in different formats, into one cohesive coordinate system! In seconds, Didger precisely transforms points, lines, or areas from your paper maps, graphs, aerial photos, scanned raster images, imported vector files, or GeoTiff images to a versatile digital format you can use with your other software. Digitize information automatically onscreen, manually onscreen, using a digitizing tablet, or using a GPS unit.

Help how to open BNA files:

You can view this file in any text editor, but to use the data properly you need to pen it in suitable map program.

How to convert file with extension BNA:

As far as we know, this .bna file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .bna file extension

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that can be done with the file
: like open bna file, edit bna file, convert bna file, view bna file, play bna file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the bna files.

  • View bna file
  • Export bna file

bna file viewer - programs that view bna file - Atlas Boundary file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with bna file by default:
Didger small icon Didger

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