A bfs file extension is related to the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, a data protection software. A bfs file contains data.

There are 2 other file types using
the BFS file extension!

empty icon.bfs - SmartWare backup sort definition file

empty icon.bfs - FlatOut data

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Software that open bfs file

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BFS file extension - IBM Tivoli Storage Manager data

What is bfs file? How to open bfs files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

The bfs file extension is mainly related to Tivoli Storage Management (also known as IBM Spectrum Protect), an automated data protection software solution from IBM.

The bfs file stores some kind of data used by IBM Tivoli Storage Manager.

The default software associated to open bfs file:

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager icon

IBM logoIBM Tivoli Storage Manager  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager is storage management software used to protect data against loss by creating intelligent backups.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .bfs 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 recommended software applications associated to the .bfs file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open bfs file, edit bfs file, convert bfs file, view bfs file, play bfs file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with bfs file - IBM Tivoli Storage Manager data

Click on the software link for more information about IBM Tivoli Storage Manager. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager uses bfs 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.).

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