A bud file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows binary printer description file format.

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

bud icon.bud - Quicken backup disk file

empty icon.bud - Movie Magic Budgeting data

Detailed description

Software that open bud file

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BUD file extension - Microsoft Windows binary printer description

What is bud file? How to open bud files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The bud file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows, an operating system from Windows 2000 and above developed by Microsoft for IBM-PC compatible computers.

The bud file stores binary printer description used to increase printer spooler performance.

The SPOOL means Simultaneous Peripheral Operations on-line.

Updated: April 14, 2024

The default software associated to open bud file:

Microsoft Windows 7 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows 7  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

The Windows 7 operating system was released in 2009, available for desktops, notebooks, netbooks, tablets, and media centers. It was replaced by Windows 8 and Windows 10. Support ended on January 14, 2020.

Microsoft distributes Windows 7 in four editions: Windows 7 Starter is designed for netbooks. Windows 7 Home Premium is used on home computers and notebooks; Windows 7 Professional is for business use, and Windows 7 Ultimate contains features from all previous Windows 7 editions and some others.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

There is probably no real way how you can convert this particular file type to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .bud 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 bud file, edit bud file, convert bud file, view bud file, play bud file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with bud file - Microsoft Windows binary printer description

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows 7. Microsoft Windows 7 uses bud 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with bud file by default:
Microsoft Windows 7 small icon Microsoft Windows 7
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional small icon Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 small icon Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Vista small icon Microsoft Windows Vista

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