BAC File - opening and understanding

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

What is a BAC file?

A .BAC file is an Ami-Back Backup file. These BAC files contain the backups of files created with Ami-Back, a backup software used on the Amiga computer, a home computer popular that was popular in the 1980s/1990s.

How to open BAC files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension BAC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different BAC openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .BAC

While Ami-Back Backup is a popular type of BAC-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BAC extension.

The BAC file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a BAC opener may not be able to open all kinds of BAC files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited BAC viewer.

Luxor ABC80 tokenized BASIC source

Through our analysis of BAC files, we know that one use of the format is Luxor ABC80 tokenized BASIC source. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different BAC openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

BackerBackerUser submitted
PCB CreatorPCB CreatorUser submitted
StarFall Game ProgramStarFall Game ProgramUser submitted
Backup PlusBackup PlusUser submitted
Leanware BackerLeanware BackerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BAC-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 BAC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!