BDC File - opening and understanding

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

What is a BDC file?

A .BDC file is a Babylon Dictionary file. These BDC files contain the translations used in Babylon Dictionary, an advanced desktop translator. Babylon has features like complimentary Wikipedia results, full-text translation, document translation, and language search results from well-known publishers.

How to open BDC 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 BDC for different purposes.

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

Other file formats using extension .BDC

While Babylon Dictionary is a popular type of BDC-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BDC extension.

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

West Point Bridge Designer project

Through our analysis of BDC files, we know that one use of the format is West Point Bridge Designer project. 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 BDC openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Babylon ClientBabylon ClientUser submitted
West Point Bridge DesignerWest Point Bridge DesignerUser submitted
BabylonBabylonUser submitted
WPBD2007WPBD2007User submitted
SymbolSymbolUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BDC-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 BDC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!