BIF file format description

Many people often share .bif 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 .bif files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .bif files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .bif files.

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

6 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bif - Novell GroupWise Initialization File

The BIF configuration files are related to Novell GroupWise. The BIF file is a Novell GroupWise initialization file.

Application:Novell GroupWise
Category:Configuration files
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Novell GroupWise Initialization File related extensions:

  • wcst Wirecast Setup
  • scr EAGLE Settings Data
  • diagcfg Windows Troubleshooting Pack Configuration
  • nspeq Navicat for SQL Server Export Query Result Profile
  • vph VirtualPhotographer Custom Settings
  • prf Xilinx CORE Generator Preferences

.bif - Bioware Game Data

The BIF game data files are related to Neverwinter Nights. The 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.

Application:Neverwinter Nights
Category:Game Data files
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Bioware Game Data related extensions:

  • unreal Unreal Tournament Link Data
  • graal GraalOnline Game Level Data
  • vsi Blake Stone Game Data
  • ubulk Unreal Engine Bulk Data
  • dxp PilesOTiles DXP Data
  • hlk Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War 2 Animation

.bif - Get Backup Project

The BIF project files are related to Get Backup. The BIF file is a Get Backup Project. The Get Backup application allows you to back up files and folders in the original or compressed format, and then restore them back.

Application:Get Backup
Category:Project files
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Get Backup Project related extensions:

  • fpr Audit Workbench Project
  • ip3 ParticleIllusion 3 Project
  • animeproj Anime Studio Project
  • tbkx ToolBook Translation System XML Project
  • cep CostOS Estimating Project
  • vcprj ConvertXtoVideo Project

.bif - Corel WordPerfect Binary Information

The BIF data files are related to Corel WordPerfect. The BIF file is a Corel WordPerfect Binary Information. Corel WordPerfect is a popular, fully-featured commercial word processor program.

Application:Corel WordPerfect
Category:Data files
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Corel WordPerfect Binary Information related extensions:

  • cc2 Chem3D CC2 Data
  • gep GeneXproTools Data
  • gpx Memory-Map Navigator GPS Exchange Data
  • dve Video Toaster Digital Video Effect
  • icf Imabas Data
  • tsz Trillian Skin File

.bif - Novell GroupWise Binary Information File

The BIF configuration files are related to Novell GroupWise. The BIF file is a Novell GroupWise Binary Information File. Novell GroupWise is a cross-platform, corporate email system that provides messaging, calendaring, and scheduling.

Application:Novell GroupWise
Category:Configuration files
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Novell GroupWise Binary Information File related extensions:

  • vvi Lifecycle Visualization Configuration File
  • dfc DeSmuME Firmware Configuration
  • bsxc BIMSens Component Configuration Data
  • scpcfg SuperCard Project Configuration
  • mmpf CodeWarrior Preferences Data
  • ecf Micrografx Media Manager Configuration Data

.bif - TomTom Navigator General Info File

The BIF data files are related to TomTom Navigator. The BIF file is a TomTom Navigator General Info File. TomTom is a full navigation product designed for use with a Pocket PC or Windows Mobile phones.

Application:TomTom Navigator
Category:Data files
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TomTom Navigator General Info File related extensions:

  • pdu SMS Protocol Description Unit
  • tt18 Intuit TurboTax Canada 2018 Tax Return Data
  • bpt Belarc Advisor Product Key Data
  • nif NetShift Interface Format Data
  • collab Blackboard Collaborate Session Data
  • fem Sybase PowerDesigner Free Model

Be careful.

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

Can't open a .bif 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 .bif file

To set the .bif 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 .bif file association. Many applications can open .bif files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .bif 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:

bf, bfi, bi, bib, bic, bid, bie, big, bit, biv, bjf, bkf, blf, bof, buf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .bif 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 .bif:

Operating systems

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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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