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What are BFA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BFA file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your BFA 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

All known file formats using extension .BFA

While BigFix File Archive is a popular type of BFA-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BFA file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Blowfish Advanced CS Encrypted

We know that one BFA format is Blowfish Advanced CS Encrypted. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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.

Blowfish AdvancedBlowfish AdvancedUser submitted
Advanced Backup ManagerAdvanced Backup ManagerUser submitted

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