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Details of extension .bif

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .bif file?
  • Which program can create the .bif file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .bif format?
  • What can convert .bif files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bif extension?

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Novell GroupWise Initialization File .bif file icon

Novell GroupWise Initialization File

BIF file is a Novell GroupWise initialization file.
Detailed description not available
Category: Configuration files
Application: Novell GroupWise
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Configuration File
Initialization File
Novell GroupWise Shortcut
Novell GroupWise Custom Dictionary
Bioware Game Data .bif file icon

Bioware Game Data

BIF file is a Bioware Game Data. BioWare's games and tools make use of a very large number of files that are packed into a group of files having the BIF extension. The contents of the BIF files are described by one or more files having the KEY extension.
Category: Game Data files
Application: Neverwinter Nights
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Bioware Aurora Sound Set File
Bioware Game Data Key
Bioware 2-Dimensional Array
Bioware Information File
Bioware Generic File Format
Bioware Encapsulated Resource File
Bioware Talk Table
Bioware Waypoint Instance Struct
Bioware Waypoint Blueprints

Other types of files may also use the .bif file extension. If you have helpful information about .bif extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Windows NT Backup Archive
MasterWorks Data
CLFS BaseLog
OpenEdge ABL Before Image
EA Compressed Game Archive
Cartes Michelin Image
Instant Backup Archive
CompuServe Bitmap Image

The .bif filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

blf (26), bi (16), bkf (14), big (14), hif (8), ibf (7), buf (6), gif (5), bfi (5), nif (3), if (3), bf (2), bid (2), bib (2), fif (2)

Can't open a .bif file?

If you want to open a .bif file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .bif association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bif

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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