The File Extensions Database


.BNL File Extension

  • Developer by: Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .BNL file?

.BNL is MicroSim PCBoard netlist file

File extension bnl is associated with the CAD designer application MicroSim PCBoard (also known as OrCAD PCB Designer) developed by Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

A .bnl file contains netlist data.


How to open:

You probably can only work with .bnl files using MicroSim PCBoard or its successor product, OrCAD.

How to convert:

We do not know about any possible conversion for this file type at this time, it may not even be possible.

How to solve problems with BNL files

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