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BCF File Extension

Business Card Designer Pro Format
  • Developer
    Belltech Systems
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  • Popularity
    3 (5 votes)

What is BCF file?

BCF filename suffix is mostly used for Business Card Designer Pro Format files. Business Card Designer Pro Format specification was created by Belltech Systems. BCF files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with BCF extension are categorized as Layout Files files. The Layout Files subset comprises 137 various file formats. The most popular software that supports BCF files is Business Card Designer Pro. Software named Business Card Designer Pro was created by Belltech Systems, LLC. In order to find more detailed information on the software and BCF files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support BCF file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support BCF files. Files with BCF extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support BCF file

How to open file with BCF extension?

Being unable to open files with BCF extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with BCF extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Business Card Designer Pro software

Install software to open BCF file Problems with opening and working with BCF files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with BCF files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Business Card Designer Pro. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Business Card Designer Pro installed is by going to developer’s website (Belltech Systems, LLC) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Business Card Designer Pro

Update software that support file extension BCFIf the problems with opening BCF files still occur even after installing Business Card Designer Pro, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Business Card Designer Pro is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Business Card Designer Pro cannot handle files with BCF may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Business Card Designer Pro is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open BCF files to Business Card Designer Pro

If you have the latest version of Business Card Designer Pro installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage BCF on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with BCF file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the BCF with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Business Card Designer Pro is installed, check the Always use this app to open BCF files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with BCF file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected BCF file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with BCF extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the BCF is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper BCF file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check BCF file for viruses
1. The BCF may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the BCF is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the BCF file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the BCF file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the BCF 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. It could happen the the download process of file with BCF extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Business Card Designer Pro

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support BCF files. Close all running programs and try opening the BCF file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Business Card Designer Pro Format files. It may be the case that the BCF files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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