BI file format description

Many people often share .bi files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .bi files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .bi files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .bi files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .bi file format.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bi - OpenEdge ABL Before Image

The BI development files are related to Progress OpenEdge. The BI file is an OpenEdge ABL Before Image. OpenEdge Advanced Business Language is a business application development language created and maintained by Progress Software Corporation (PSC). The Before Image file(s) stores information about every transaction which makes a change to the database.

Application:Progress OpenEdge
Category:Development files
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Aliases:b1, b2, b3

OpenEdge ABL Before Image related extensions:

  • ijt J Language Labs File
  • exprwdasmx Microsoft Expression Web ASMX Data
  • cos Scarlett Expert System Compiler Query Data
  • lbb LB Booster Program
  • nml NML Language Source Code
  • exprwdxslt Microsoft Expression Web XSLT Data

.bi - Bohemia Interactive Addon Signature

The BI data files are related to ARMA: Armed Assault. The BI file is a Bohemia Interactive Addon Signature. Bohemia Interactive is a video game development studio and publisher. The ARMA: Armed Assault seems to be no longer supported.

Application:ARMA: Armed Assault
Category:Data files
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Bohemia Interactive Addon Signature related extensions:

  • vbd Visual Basic ActiveX Document
  • uda Zemax User-defined Aperture File
  • mphbin COMSOL Multiphysics Binary Data
  • hvc HotDocs Variable Collection File
  • oj Atari Jaguar DSP Object Module
  • vch The Master Genealogist Visual Chart Data

.bi - Microsoft Visual Basic Include

The BI development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. The BI file is a Microsoft Visual Basic Include. Visual Basic is a high level programming language which evolved from the earlier DOS version called BASIC.

Application:Microsoft Visual Studio
Category:Development files
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Microsoft Visual Basic Include related extensions:

  • aj AspectJ Source Code
  • ozf Mozart Functor File
  • as1 ActionScript 1.0 Source Code
  • dct Tally.ERP 9 Dictionary Data
  • iwb IWBasic Source Code
  • changes Squeak Changes Data

.bo - BSC Intermediate Object

The BO development files are related to BSC. The BO file is a BSC Intermediate Object. BSC is a compiler (a synthesis tool) for BSV code. BSV provides a high-level of abstraction for hardware design by leveraging atomic transactions, the single most powerful tool for managing complex concurrency.

Category:Development files
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Aliases:ba, bi

BSC Intermediate Object related extensions:

  • bo BSC Intermediate Object

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .bi file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .bi extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .bi files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .bi files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .bi file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .bi file

To set the .bi file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .bi file association. Many applications can open .bi files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .bi file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bj, bk, bl, bo, bu, fi, gi, hi, ib, ni, vi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .bi filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .bi:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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