BDM File - opening and understanding

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

What is a BDM file?

Files that contain the .bdm file extension are most commonly associated with AVHCD video recordings.

The BDM files that are used by these AVHCD recordings are disc information files that are created by the AVHCD recording device. The BDM files contain information that pertains to the contents of the recordings in a specific disc directory.

The Pro/ENGINEER software application also uses the .bdm file suffix. This software program uses the .bdm file suffix for the temporary files that are created by the application during a user's operation.

The Blaise computer-aided survey software also uses the .bdm file suffix. These BDM files contain statistic information that is used by the software.

How to open BDM 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 BDM for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different BDM openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension BDM

While we know of one file format using the .BDM 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 .BDM file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
VSO Media PlayerVSO Media PlayerUser submitted
Movie MakerMovie MakerUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
BD MakerBD MakerUser submitted
Picasa Photo ViewerPicasa Photo ViewerUser submitted
WinRailWinRailUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BDM-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 BDM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!