File Extension Library

.BPN File Extension

  • Developer by: GRAPHISOFT
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .BPN files and how to open them?

Can't open .BPN file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .BPN file.

What is a .BPN file extension?

.BPN file extension is created by GRAPHISOFT. .BPN has been classified as Backup Files. The format of .BPN file is Binary.

.BPN is ArchiCAD Project Backup File

Autosaved backup file created by ArchiCAD, a BIM (Building Information Modeling) program used for the designing and construction of buildings; saves a backup copy of the current project (.PLN file); automatically created by the software if the backup option is set in the application's Data Safety Preferences.

BPN files are created at regular intervals based on the user-specified application preferences. The backup is saved to the same directory as the PLN project file. If the project file becomes corrupted, you can rename the ".bpn" extension to ".pln" and use the backup as your main project file.

List of all softwares that can open the ArchiCAD Project Backup File

How to fix problems with .BPN files

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