File with.BUP extension contains backup copy of IFO file for given DVD disc. BUP files are used when IFO files is corrupted. BUP file stores all the necessary data to playing and navigating the contents of given disc:
DVD-video disc save BUP files in Video_TS folder. BUP files along with VOB and VRO files tohether can constitute a movie with interactive menus. BUP files can be edited using software tools for creating DVD-video files. If IFO and BUP files are not present on a given disc, it cannot be navigated with a DVD player.
The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support BUP files. BUP files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BUP files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to DVD IFO Backup Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. 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 BUP files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing PowerDVD or different compatible program, such as Nero ShowTime, Corel WinDVD, Windows DVD Maker. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit PowerDVD website and download the installer.
If the problems with opening BUP files still occur even after installing PowerDVD, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PowerDVD is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of PowerDVD installed, it may not support BUP format. The latest version of PowerDVD should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
After installing PowerDVD (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open BUP 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 BUP file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the BUP is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the BUP file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. BUP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If you obtained the problematic BUP file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with BUP 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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open BUP files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with DVD IFO Backup Format file. It may be the case that the BUP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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