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.

.bnk - RAD Game Tools Bink Video

The BNK video files are related to RAD Video Tools. The BNK file is a RAD Game Tools Bink Video. Bink format developed by RAD Game Tools and used primarily in computer games.

RAD Video Tools
Video files
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bik, bink
RAD Game Tools Bink Video related extensions:
JRiver Recorded TV
Advanced Systems Format Media
Sony HD Camcorder Video Metadata
EyeTV Recorded Video
Splash Pro EX Video
REI Camera System Video

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.

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, bin, bnk, bonk, ink

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Micrografx Designer 7 Project Image
InkML Data
TenCORE Plug-in
Spotify Playlist Data
Wwise Sound Bank Data
Yamaha DX100 Voice Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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