BINK file format description
Many people share .bink files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bink file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bink files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bik - Bink Video
BIK file is a Bink Video. Bink format developed by RAD Game Tools and used primarily in computer games.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .bink file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bink files. Be especially cautious with .bink files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .bink 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .bink file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bik, bonk, bin, ink, bnk
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Bink Video
- C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
- CDRWIN Binary Data File
- Macbinary Encoded
- ExamView Question Bank
- Bonk Audio
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