BSC File Type

- The quick facts

What are BSC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BSC 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 BSC file?

BSC files have multiple uses, and BinSCII encoded is one of them.

BinSCII encoded file

These BSC files are used to encode and decode Apple ProDOS files, an operating system used on the Apple II personal computer. These files give convenient and relatively error-free transmissions via email networks. BSC files are system files that you can run from GS/OS Finder. These text files allow for the file to travel over a network unscathed, and it can be reconstructed on the targeted system.

How to open BSC files

Important: Different programs may use files with the BSC file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BSC file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: May 31, 2022

All known file formats using extension .BSC

While BinSCII encoded file is a popular type of BSC-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .BSC extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

bsc Compressed Data

These BSC files contain data compressed with libbsc, a lossless compression library with high-performance created by Ilya Grebnov. BSC makes use of lossless and block-sorting data compression algorithms.

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

More file formats using the BSC extension

Through our research of BSC files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

BSC ZX Spectrum tape data

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
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