Filename Extensions
If you are seeking information about file extensions, then you are in the right place at right time.

Details of extension .bil

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .bil file?
  • Which program can create the .bil file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .bil format?
  • What can convert .bil files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bil extension?
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image .bil file icon

ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image

BIL file is an ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system.
Detailed description not available
Category: Graphic files
Application: ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
ArcInfo Binary Coverage
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Sequential Image
ArcInfo ASCII Export
Geography Markup Language Document
MapInfo Table Document
FME Document
FME Feature Store
SIA dataMap GIS Export

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

BSC Intermediate Object
Basilisk II Data
Bink Video
Zemax Binary Image Surface Data
General BIOS File
TSG Spectral Data
BJL Business Systems Active Translation Data
KeyCarbon Binary Keystroke Log
Binary Linework TIFF Image

The .bil filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

gil (1), bul (1), bll (1), bl (1), bjl (1), bio (1), bik (1), il (1), bi (1), hil (1), fil (1), bol (1), bli (1), bkl (1), bip (1)

Can't open a .bil file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bil

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android