BIT file format description
Many people share .bit files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bit file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bit files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bit - Xilinx Bitstream Data
The BIT data files are related to Xilinx Design Tools. 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.
- Xilinx Design Tools
- Data files
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- Xilinx Bitstream Data related extensions:
.bit - DROPS Simulator Drillbits Data
The BIT data files are related to DROPS. 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.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .bit file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bit files. Be especially cautious with .bit files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .bit 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 .bit file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ibt, bot, bkt, big, bi, vit, it, hit, fit, bt, blt, bjt, bif, nit, git
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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