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BCC File Extension

Borland C++ Format/makefile
  • Developer
    Embarcadero Technologies
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3 (3 votes)

What is BCC file?

Full format name of files that use BCC extension is Borland C++ Format/makefile. Borland C++ Format/makefile specification was created by Embarcadero Technologies. Files with BCC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. BCC file format, along with 1326 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. The most popular program for handling BCC files is Visual C++, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. Software named Visual C++ was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and BCC files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support BCC file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support BCC files. BCC files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support BCC file

How to open file with BCC extension?

Being unable to open files with BCC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with BCC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with BCC files.

Step 1. Download and install Visual C++

Install software to open BCC file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports BCC files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Visual C++ or one of the recommended programs (for example, Borland C++) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Visual C++ installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Visual C++

Update software that support file extension BCCIf you already have Visual C++ installed on your systems and BCC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Visual C++ cannot handle files with BCC may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Visual C++ should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open BCC files to Visual C++

If you have the latest version of Visual C++ installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage BCC on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with BCC file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the BCC file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Visual C++ is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open BCC files and clicking OK.
Associate software with BCC file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with BCC extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with BCC extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the BCC for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the BCC file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check BCC file for viruses
1. Check the BCC file for viruses or malware

If the BCC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the BCC file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. BCC file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the BCC file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with BCC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Borland C++ Format/makefile file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Visual C++

If the systems has insufficient resources to open BCC files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Borland C++ Format/makefile files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle BCC files.

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