Open BIK File
File extension BIK is mostly associated to the RAD Game Tools' proprietary video file format, Bink. BIK files can be opened on platforms Mac and Windows including several game consoles manufactured by other companies. The file format has been used in thousands of video games distributed in the market. Bink Video contains its own distinct video and audio codec.
A BIK file can contain video and audio files embedded to form a single entity. Game consoles like Sony PSP, Xbox 360, Wii, Playstation 3, and several other consoles used today are among those that benefit from Bink. To add to its robust design and superb programming, Bink can play any video created with different formats. The application can also convert videos of any format supported by popular portable players such as QuickTime and AVI.
RAD Game Tools is a Washington based company that has been developing applications to support both software and hardware components of popular games distributed in the market under their respective manufacturers. The company was established in 1988 and since then it has provided support for thousands of computer games.
There are actually no known threats involving the use of BIK files to launch attacks on computer systems or game consoles. Common issues involving Bink Video are encountered when converting files to another format. File extension MOV files when converted using the Bink Video application may ruin the file or corrupt portions of it making the entry useless.
BIK files can be accessed by several applications designed for game consoles or computers. Among these applications include MediaCell Video Converter, BSPlayer, and the native RAD Video Tools that can be download at RAD Game Tools website. RAD Video Tools can also be used to convert image files into different formats such as File extension GIF to File extension JPEG. Other portable players may also be able to play BIK files with the right codec installed.
Open BIK File on Windows Operating System
- Find a BIK file in question in Windows OS File Explorer and double click on it to launch the correpsonding application.
- If a BIK file is not opened in an application and you instead get a "Windows can't open a file" error message you should try looking for an application which can open the file in question.
- If you know the application which can open BIK file then run it and see if there is a File->Open main menu option in the application.
- If you don't know the application which can open BIK file then try to search for "BIK wiki", "application to open BIK file" or "open BIK file" queries in the search engine you like.
- Install the application you found and check if it can open BIK file
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