File Extension 8BP

  • Full name
    Adobe PhotoShop Import
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
Have you encountered a problem with a 8BP file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a 8BP file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your 8BP file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.


The file extension 8BP marks plugins for the image processing software Adobe Photoshop. With these plugins additional functions, such as new effects or the support of other graphic formats in Photoshop nachrsten. Adobe Photoshop uses various 8b endings for different plugin types. 8BP files are common import plugins for older Photoshop versions.

8BP files come in the plugin folder (plugins) located inside the main Photoshop folder. It should be noted that not all plugins are compatible with all versions of Photoshop and when using the 64-bit version usually also a customized version of the plugin is needed.

In addition, one must select the plugins for its platform, since those for Windows Photoshop do not work together with the Mac version of Photoshop. However, the plugins for the Mac version usually have no extension or the official extension 8bpi.

To see if a plugin is installed correctly, you can get a list of all installed plugins in the submenu Plugins (Windows: Help, Mac OSX: Photoshop). In addition to Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Elements also has a plug-in interface for 8BP files.

Programs which can open a 8BP file

How to open a 8BP file? Advice and guidance

Absolutely most often appearing reason that prevents you from opening the 8BP file is the lack of a proper application to support it in your operating system. It is notably the first thing you need to address. When one of the programs to support a 8BP file from the list is already installed, you can try to rerun the file. The system should display a message asking you to choose a primary application to support 8BP files. At this point we are looking for disk space where the application was installed in and we can link it with a 8BP file. Since then, our operating system will use the selected program to support all 8BP files.

Other issues

Despite the described problem with 8BP there may be many more problems. If the existing operations were not effective, get involved with the following matters:

- verify that the 8BP file is not damaged and that it has been downloaded or copied in whole
- verify that the file has a file extension that has not been intentionally changed (for example, if it do not contain other information than its extension suggests)
- make sure again whether the 8BP file type is linked in the operating system with a proper program
- make sure that the file is not infected with a virus and you have up to date software and drivers.

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