8BF File

Did your computer fail to open a 8BF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .8BF files.

What is a 8BF file?

A .8BF file is a Photoshop filter plug-in file. Files that contain the .8bf file extension normally hold Adobe filter plug-in files. This particular type of file was introduced in the early 1990s.

Adobe applications use plug-ins to provide added functionality for an associated Adobe software application. The plug-ins are often used to enable third-party features or to reduce the size of an application. There are literally thousands of Adobe plug-ins for a user to choose from to customize their Adobe application.

The .8bf extension is most commonly associated with the software plug-ins used for the Adobe Photoshop software application. However, other programs are known to use the .8bf file suffix for plug-in extensions.

How to open 8BF files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with extension 8BF for different purposes. We have identified 1 8BF opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of 8BF file.

Programs that open 8BF files

Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopVerified
We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Suggest another file format using extension 8BF

While we know of one file format using the .8BF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .8BF file.

Various 8BF file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of 8BF files. Remember, different programs may use 8BF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with 8BF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with 8BF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!