A bik file extension is traditionally associated with video files encoded with Bink and Smacker game video codec, which are frequently used in computer games. Some media players, like BSPlayer, are able to play .bik files.

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BIK file extension - BINK video

What is bik file? How to open bik files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

Game file type icon Game file type

bik file icon: bik filetype icon

The bik file extension is used for files created by Bink and Smacker game video file codec. Its used by great number of games. A free viewer is available at the RAD Game Tools site.

Bink is video codec - it compresses at higher quality than DVD at up to three times the playback speed! Bink uses up to 16 MB less memory at runtime than other codecs. It has been licensed for over 3,800 games since 1999.

Bink is a hybrid block-transform and wavelet codec that can encode your video using 16 different compression techniques (wavelet, DCT, motion compensation, a variety of vector quantizers, Smacker-style, etc). With all of these techniques in one codec, Bink can handle any type of video.

The default software associated to bik file type:

The RAD Video Tools picture or screenshot

RAD Game Tools, Inc. logo The RAD Video Tools  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  RAD Game Tools, Inc.

The RAD Video Tools give you everything you need to create, use, and distribute Bink and Smacker video files! They include the compressors, sound mixers, players, and general graphics and sound converters.

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Help how to open BIK files:

Use BSPlayer, or VLC Player to playback *.bik files.

How to convert file with extension BIK:

You can use The RAD Video Tools or MediaCell Video Converter to convert .bik files to another video file format.

Find conversions from bik file:

bik to avi

bik to h264

bik to mkv

bik to mov

bik to mp4

bik to mpg

bik to ogv

Find converter to bik file type:

3gp to bik

avi to bik

flv to bik

h264 to bik

mp3 to bik

mp4 to bik

wmv to bik

File identification strings:

HEX code: 42 49 4B 69
ASCII code: BIKi

Related links:

Bink Video homepage

List of software applications associated to the .bik 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 bik file, edit bik file, convert bik file, view bik file, play bik file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the bik files.

  • Open bik file
  • Play bik file
  • Convert bik file
  • Create bik file
  • Export bik file

Software that open bik file - BINK video

Click on the link to get more information about The RAD Video Tools for open bik file action.

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