BCR is a file extension commonly associated with Map&guide Station List files. Map&guide Station List specification was created by PVT AG. BCR file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. BCR file belongs to the Document Files category just like 574 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling BCR files is map&guide base, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format.
Below is a table that list programs that support BCR files. Files with BCR suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with BCR extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with BCR files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening BCR files is that no program that can handle BCR files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install map&guide base or one to the listed programs: map&guide professional. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit map&guide base website and download the installer.
You still cannot access BCR files although map&guide base is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why BCR files are not compatible with map&guide base. The latest version of map&guide base should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
After installing map&guide base (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open BCR files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the BCR file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the BCR 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 BCR file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
Did you receive the BCR 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. If the BCR file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Map&guide Station List file again.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with BCR extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Map&guide Station List file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with BCR files affecting older versions of given software.
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