BIL file format description

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

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bil - ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image

The BIL graphic files are related to ESRI ArcGIS Desktop. The BIL file is an ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system.

ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
Graphic files
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ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image related extensions:
Commodore 64 Hires FLI Image
Atari Degas Elite Compressed Medium Resolution Image

.bil - RiadaBillboard Project

The BIL project files are related to RiadaBillboard. The BIL file is a RiadaBillboard Project document. RiadaBillboard is a complete web slideshow, banner rotation environment. The RiadaBillboard seems to be no longer supported.

Project files
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RiadaBillboard Project related extensions:
Microsoft WEFT Project
Final Cut Pro Project Bundle
FMOD Project
netfabb Basic Project
SmartPLS Project
Self-Extracting Archive Utility Project

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bil file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bil files. Be especially cautious with .bil files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bil 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 a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .bil 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. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bi, bii, bik, bim, bio, bip, bkl, bl, bli, bll, bol, bul, fil, gil, hil

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .bil 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 .bil:

Infinity Engine Character Biography Data
Mario Kart Wii Course Setup
sIBL System Data
General BIOS File
LinkOne Library Data
Symbian OS Application Logo

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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