.BMC File Extension

A .BMC file is a Embroidery Image File, created by Microsoft.

Open with Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop (Included with OS). Available for Windows.

What is a .BMC file?

The .BMC file extension refers to an Embroidery Image File, which is actually a cached bitmap file used by the Windows Remote Desktop Client (RDC). This client is a part of Windows Terminal Services. The purpose of a .BMC file is to store bitmap images that are frequently used during remote desktop sessions. Instead of sending these images repeatedly from the terminal server to the client, they are saved in the .BMC file format to improve performance.

This caching of images is particularly beneficial for remote clients who are connecting over low-bandwidth connections, as it significantly speeds up the loading times and enhances the overall user experience by reducing the amount of data that needs to be transferred during each session.

You can find these .BMC files typically stored in the directory path [User Profile]\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Cache on the computer that is running the Windows Remote Desktop Client.

To open or manage .BMC files, you would generally use the Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop, which is included with the operating system. This program automatically handles the creation, storage, and usage of .BMC files as part of its operation to optimize the remote desktop experience. There is no need for users to manually open these files, as they are managed in the background by the Remote Desktop Client.


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