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Details of extension .bit

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Xilinx Bitstream Data

BIT file is a Xilinx Bitstream Data. BIT files are Xilinx FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) configuration files generated by the Xilinx FPGA design software. They are proprietary format binary files containing configuration information.
Category: Data files
Application: Xilinx Design Tools
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Xilinx iMPACT Configuration
Xilinx Raw BIT Data
Xilinx JEDEC Data
Intel MCS-86 Hexadecimal Object
Motorola EXORmacs Data
Tektronix HEX Data
Xilinx BSDL File
Xilinx Text Design Output
Microprocessor Software Specification
DROPS Simulator Drillbits Data .bit file icon

DROPS Simulator Drillbits Data

BIT file is a DROPS Simulator Drillbits Data. Drilling optimization Simulator (DROPS) is a program designed to facilitate the reduction of drilling costs for oil companies.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: DROPS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
DROPS Simulator Survey Data
DROPS Simulator Lithology Data
DROPS Simulator Operation Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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Novell GroupWise Initialization File
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LTspice Bipolar Design
Zortech 3 Tools Samples Data
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Quake FrogBot Data
Binary Terrain Data
Nintendo GameCube Game Texture

The .bit filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

blt (1), bjt (1), bif (1), nit (1), ibt (1), git (1), bti (1), bot (1), bkt (1), big (1), bi (1), vit (1), it (1), hit (1), fit (1)

Can't open a .bit file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bit

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