BPA File Extension

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StorageSync Backup Archive
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What is BPA file?

BPA filename suffix is mostly used for StorageSync Backup Archive files. StorageSync Backup Archive format was developed by SimpleTech. BPA file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. BPA file belongs to the Backup Files category just like 174 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports BPA files is StorageSync.

Programs which support BPA file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support BPA files. Files with BPA suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support BPA file

How to open file with BPA extension?

Being unable to open files with BPA extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to StorageSync Backup Archive files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the StorageSync

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports BPA files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download StorageSync and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading StorageSync installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of StorageSync and update if needed

You still cannot access BPA files although StorageSync is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why BPA files are not compatible with StorageSync. The most recent version of StorageSync is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open BPA files to StorageSync

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate BPA files with latest version of StorageSync 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.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the BPA 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 StorageSync is installed, check the Always use this app to open BPA files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Check the BPA for errors

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 BPA file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the BPA in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the BPA file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. BPA file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with BPA extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic BPA file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with BPA 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

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the StorageSync Backup Archive file again.

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

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with StorageSync Backup Archive files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle BPA files.

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