What are BFA files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a BFA file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a BFA file?
BFA files have multiple uses, and BigFix File Archive is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
BigFix File Archive
These BFA files are archive files utilized by IBM BigFix, a system management product used to manage large groups of computers across various operating systems. BigFix enabled system administrators to install software, apply system updates and inspect software installations to aid in inventory control.
How to open BFA files
Important: Different programs may use files with the BFA file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BFA file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested two different BFA openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 8, 2021
More file formats using the BFA extension
Through our research of BFA files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.
- Blowfish Advanced CS Encrypted
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of BFA files. Remember, different programs may use BFA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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