Save Project File

A project file contains information on the current status of a video being worked on. When you save edited video as a project file, you can save unfinished work and reopen it later.

save project file

What is a Bandicut project file (*.bcpf)?

  • The project file you create in Bandicut (*.bcpf) contains the information about the working status of the edited video.
    • The location of the video file
    • Settings for each sequence
    • Editing decisions
  • Bandicut project file does not store the source videos used for editing. Therefore, if you move or delete the source files, you will not be able to open the related project file.

Save project file, open project file

  • Save project file : You can save the current status of the work being edited as a Bandicut project file (*.bcpf).
  • Open project file : You can bring back the state you were working with Bandicut.

Tip 1) How to hide the project file alert message

Bandicut, How to hide the project file message

  • To hide the project file alert message, uncheck the 'Alert when saving a project file' option and use the "F4" hotkey.

Tip 2) Error message: The input file doesn't exist. Please check the file path.

If you see the "The input file doesn't exist. Please check the file path" error message, please try one of the solutions below:


Solution 1> Open the project file with Notepad and change the file path of the source videos.

    Example : How to change the original file path.

  • Original source file location: C:\Bandicut
  • Current source file location: D:\Users\temp

change the original location of source file


Solution 2> Restore the videos to the original location in the error message.

cannot open project file


If you want to move the project file to another computer, you must also copy and move the source videos used for editing.