BDL File Extension

BDL file icon
CoCreate Bundle Format
  • Developer
    Parametric Technology
  • Category
  • Popularity
    2.3 (6 votes)

What is BDL file?

BDL is a file extension commonly associated with CoCreate Bundle Format files. CoCreate Bundle Format format was developed by Parametric Technology. BDL files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. BDL file format, along with 158 other file formats, belongs to the CAD Files category. The most popular program for handling BDL files is Adobe Acrobat, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. Software named Adobe Acrobat was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and BDL files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support BDL file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support BDL files. Files with BDL 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 BDL file

How to open file with BDL extension?

Being unable to open files with BDL extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with BDL extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with BDL files.

Step 1. Get the Adobe Acrobat

Install software to open BDL file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening BDL files is that no program that can handle BDL files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Adobe Acrobat or one to the listed programs: CoCreate. 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 Adobe Acrobat website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat

Update software that support file extension BDLIf you already have Adobe Acrobat installed on your systems and BDL files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Adobe Acrobat installed, it may not support BDL format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Adobe Acrobat.

Step 3. Set the default application to open BDL files to Adobe Acrobat

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate BDL files with latest version of Adobe Acrobat you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with BDL 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 BDL file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Adobe Acrobat installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open BDL files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with BDL file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected BDL file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with BDL extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the BDL 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 BDL file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the BDL is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the BDL file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the BDL file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 BDL extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Adobe Acrobat

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with CoCreate Bundle Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with BDL files affecting older versions of given software.

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