The File Extensions Database


.BUC File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Backup Files

What is an .BUC file?

.BUC is Adobe Photoshop Elements backup

The buc file extension is associated with the Adobe Photoshop Elements, a light-weight variant of Adobe Photoshop picture image editor, for hobbyists and consumers.

The buc file stores backup of Adobe Photoshop Elements data.


How to open:

Use Adobe Photoshop Elements to open buc backup files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .buc 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 solve problems with BUC files

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