The File Extensions Database


.BFX File Extension

  • Developer by: Cheyenne
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BFX file?

.BFX is Bitware Fax Document

Fax created by Bitware, a once-popular digital fax program sold by Cheyenne; contains a digital fax that can be sent via a modem; can be converted into .PDF or .JPEG files using various programs.

Bitware was commonly bundled with computer modem purchases. It is no longer supported.

How to solve problems with BFX files

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