File Extension Library


.BGD File Extension

  • Developer by: Esri
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .BGD file?

.BGD file extension is created by Esri. .BGD has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.BGD is ESRI binary raster definition

The bgd file extension is associated with the ArcGIS, a GIS (geographic information system) software for Microsoft Windows used for visualize GIS and mapping data.

The bgd file stores binary raster definition.


How to open:

Use ArcGIS to work with *.bgd files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .bgd file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .BGD file on different platforms

Open .BGD File on Windows

  • Right-click a .BGD
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .BGD file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .BGD files" Press "Ok"

Open .BGD File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .BGD file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .BGD File on Linux

Right click on the .BGD file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .BGD File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .BGD file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .BGD File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .BGD files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .BGD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .BGD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .BGD file format
  2. You need to check the .BGD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)