Did your computer fail to open a BFA file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .BFA files.
What is a BFA file?
A .BFA file is a BigFix File Archive file. 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.We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
What else are .BFA files used for?
While BigFix File Archive is a popular type of BFA-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BFA extension.
The BFA 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 BFA opener may not be able to open all kinds of BFA files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited BFA viewer.
Blowfish Advanced CS encrypted
Through our analysis of BFA files, we know that one use of the format is Blowfish Advanced CS encrypted. 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.
Various BFA file openers, viewers, etc.
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.