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BIT file format description

BIT file format

Many people share BIT files but don't explain how to use them. This can make it hard to know which software can open, change, or print these files. We made this page to help you understand how to work with BIT files. Here, you'll find info on software that works with these files. This includes simple programs for opening and converting them. We also share simple steps for editing these files and changing them into different formats. Whether you need to open, edit, or change a BIT file, our website has all the tips and tools you'll need to do it easily.

5 filename extension(s) found in our database:

BIT - Xilinx Bitstream Data

The BIT data files are related to Xilinx Design Tools. The BIT file is a Xilinx Bitstream Data. BIT files are Xilinx FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) configuration files generated by the Xilinx FPGA design software. They are proprietary format binary files containing configuration information.

Application:Xilinx Design Tools
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Xilinx Bitstream Data related extensions:

  • acmd API Commander Batch
  • 92e TI-92 Expression Data
  • nyf myBase Database
  • hdpmx HotDocs Publisher Mapping XML

BIT - Worms Imported Map

The BIT game data files are related to Worms. The BIT file is a Worms Imported Map. Worms is a 2D artillery tactical video game developed by Team17.

Application:Worms
Category:Game Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Worms Imported Map related extensions:

  • hmp Worms Height Map
  • lev Worms Game Level

BIT - DROPS Simulator Drillbits Data

The BIT data files are related to DROPS. The BIT file is a DROPS Simulator Drillbits Data. Drilling optimization Simulator (DROPS) is a program designed to facilitate the reduction of drilling costs for oil companies. The DROPS seems to be no longer supported.

Application:DROPS
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

DROPS Simulator Drillbits Data related extensions:

  • drill DROPS Simulator Operation Data
  • lith DROPS Simulator Lithology Data
  • path DROPS Simulator Survey Data

BIT - FinalCrypt Encrypted Data

The BIT data files are related to FinalCrypt. The BIT file is a FinalCrypt Encrypted Data. FinalCrypt is a free encryption tool that allows you to encrypt files with a key. It is available for Linux, Windows and macOS.

Application:FinalCrypt
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

FinalCrypt Encrypted Data related extensions:

  • max Action Replay Max Save File
  • udi Dazzle DVD Recorder Data
  • mx MX Designer Remote Control Data
  • fc Harvard Graphics 2.0 Spellchecking Dictionary

BIT - X11 Server Bitmap Image

The BIT graphic files are related to XnView. The BIT file is an X11 Server Bitmap Image. The X Window System (X11) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on Unix-like operating systems.

Application:XnView
Category:Graphic files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

X11 Server Bitmap Image related extensions:

  • $s ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
  • 2bp Pocket PC Bitmap Image
  • 2d Amapi Image
  • 411 Sony Mavica Picture

Did someone accidentally misspell the BIT filename?

The BIT filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to BIT:

Windows can't open your BIT file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this BIT file.

To set the BIT 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. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose 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 app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  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 BIT file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle BIT files with care

Exercise caution when handling BIT files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar BIT files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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