What is a .BF File And How To Open It – Urban Mailler (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .bf extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .bf file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .BF file?

The file extension .BF comes from Brainf*ck Source Code File. This file extension belongs to the developer Urban Mailler. This text related file is in text format.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .bf file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .BF file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .BF file on various operating systems.

How to open a .BF file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .bf file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the GitHub Atom software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Microsoft Notepad, GitHub Atom and Microsoft Visual Studio Code software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BF file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .BF file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .bf file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple TextEdit, GitHub Atom and Microsoft Visual Studio Code.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .BF file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .BF file on Linux

The .bf file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the GitHub Atom software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Vim, GitHub Atom and Microsoft Visual Studio Code software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .BF file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .BF file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: Brainf*ck Interpreter. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .BF file?

If you are still unable to open the .BF file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .BF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .bf – Cryo Interactive Entertainment, .bf – Ubisoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .BF file with the GitHub Atom, Microsoft Notepad, Microsoft Visual Studio Code programs on Windows, GitHub Atom, Apple TextEdit, Microsoft Visual Studio Code programs on Mac, GitHub Atom, Vim, Microsoft Visual Studio Code software on Linux and Brainf*ck Interpreter program in the Browser.