BGA filename suffix is mostly used for OS/2 Graphic Array files. BGA file format is compatible with software that can be installed on , Windows system platform. BGA file belongs to the Graphic Files category just like 524 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling BGA files is XnView, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet developer not only will you find detailed information about theXnView software, but also about BGA and other supported file formats.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with BGA files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with BGA 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.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BGA files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with BGA files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports BGA files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing XnView or different compatible program, such as OS/2. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support BGA files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit XnView website and download the installer.
You still cannot access BGA files although XnView 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. If you have an older version of XnView installed, it may not support BGA format. The most recent version of XnView is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing XnView (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open BGA files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
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 BGA file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
Should it happed that the BGA is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. BGA file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If the BGA file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with BGA extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the OS/2 Graphic Array file.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with BGA extension. In this case close the other applications.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with OS/2 Graphic Array 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 BGA files.
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