The File Extensions Database

.8BF File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Plugin Files

What is an .8BF file?

.8BF is Photoshop Filter Plug-in

Adds extra functionality, such as new image filters, to Photoshop and compatible programs; should be installed in the "Plugins" subfolder inside the Photoshop directory.

Photoshop plug-ins may also have an .8BI extension.

Programs that open Photoshop Filter Plug-in
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Illustrator CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Illustrator CC 2019
File Type 2 Filter Factory Image Filter
Category: Plugin Files

Contains plugins that may be used by Photoshop or Paint Shop Pro; adds filters to the program that can modify and transform images.

Programs that open Filter Factory Image Filter
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019

How to solve problems with 8BF files

  • Associate the 8BF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 8BF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.8BF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 8BF file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .8BF is Photoshop Filter Plug-in. Because only the current version supports the latest 8BF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .8BF is Photoshop Filter Plug-in update.
  • To make sure that your 8BF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.