BCT File - opening and understanding

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

What is a BCT file?

A .BCT file is an Adobe Bridge cache file. These BCT files are the files that have been organized using Adobe Bridge, an asset management software. You use keywords, labels, and ratings to organize your adobe files. By using filters and metadata search features, you can easily find your assets.

How to open BCT 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 BCT for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different BCT openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .BCT

While Adobe Bridge cache is a popular type of BCT-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BCT extension.

The BCT 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 BCT opener may not be able to open all kinds of BCT files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited BCT viewer.

Photoshop Thumbnail Cache

Through our analysis of BCT files, we know that one use of the format is Photoshop Thumbnail Cache. 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 4 different BCT openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

SoftNote2002SoftNote2002User submitted
Business Card MakerBusiness Card MakerUser submitted
BookCoverProBookCoverProUser submitted
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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BCT-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 BCT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!