There are 4 other file types using
the BIG file extension!

big file icon.big - Electronic Arts game resource package [common]

big file icon.big - Chinese text file

big file icon.big - Michelin autoroute maps image file

big file icon.big - Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time audio package

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BIG file extension - HomeWorld SGA archive file

What is big file? How to open big files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The big file extension is also used in Homeworld and Homeworld 2 computer games developed by Relic Entertainment.

These Relic *.big archives are in different format than EA BIG archives, but serve same purpose. They contain various resources used in the game, such as graphics, sounds, texts, maps etc.

The default software associated to big file type:

Homeworld icon

Relic Entertainment Inc. logo Homeworld  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Relic Entertainment Inc.

Homeworld is a real-time strategy computer game developed by Relic Entertainment and published by Sierra Entertainment in 1999. In Homeworld, the inhabitants of a forsaken planet discovered an ancient tablet that revealed their true origins and launched them on a perilous voyage to their ancestral home, the far-distant world of Hiigara.

Homeworld 2 icon

Relic Entertainment Inc. logo Homeworld 2  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Relic Entertainment Inc.

Homeworld 2 is a science-fiction real-time strategy computer game developed by Relic Entertainment and released in 2003.

Help how to open BIG files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open game files

How to convert file with extension BIG:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert game files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .big file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open big file, edit big file, convert big file, view big file, play big file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others big file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with big file - HomeWorld SGA archive file

Click on the software link for more information about Homeworld. Homeworld uses big file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with big file by default:
Homeworld small icon Homeworld
Homeworld 2 small icon Homeworld 2

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