A bcl file extension is related to the PDP-10, a computer developed by DEC. A bcl file stores compiled source data.

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

empty icon.bcl - Illumina CASAVA base call data

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BCL file extension - PDP-10 BCPL compiler source

What is bcl file? How to open bcl files?

File type specification:

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The bcl file extension is associated with the PDP-10 mainframe computer developed by Digital Equipment Corporation.

The bcl file stores data sources for compiler. PDP-10 is obsolete type of computer released in 1968 and used in 1970's.

This bcl file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open BCL files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension BCL:

As far as we know, this .bcl 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.

Related links:

Article about PDP-10 at the Wikipedia

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