The File Extensions Database


.BDK File Extension

  • Developer by: IBM
  • Category: Disk image (ISO) binary Files

What is an .BDK file?

.BDK is OS/2 floppy disk image

The bdk file extension is associated with the OS/2, an operating system for IBM-PC compatible computers developed by IBM with Microsoft (later only by IBM).

The bdk file stores binary image (Saved SKF Format File) of floppy disk.

This bdk file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.bdk files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

How to solve problems with BDK files

  • Associate the BDK file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BDK file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BDK files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BDK 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 .BDK is OS/2 floppy disk image. Because only the current version supports the latest BDK file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the IBM manufacturer website after an available .BDK is OS/2 floppy disk image update.
  • To make sure that your BDK file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.