Files with bit suffix can be mainly found on X11 operating system. Bitmap images that contains graphics used on X11 platform.

There are 3 other file types using
the BIT file extension!

empty icon.bit - DROPS simulator drillbit file

empty icon.bit - Worms imported map file

empty icon.bit - Xilinx Integrated Software Environment bitstream file

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BIT file extension - X11 bitmap picture

What is bit file? How to open bit files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

File extension bit is most likely best known for its use for a special image format from X11 operating system.

The X Window System (commonly X or X11) is a computer software system and network protocol that provides a graphical user interface (GUI) for networked computers, and was initially developed as part of Project Athena. It implements the X display protocol and provides windowing on raster graphics (bitmap) computer displays and manages keyboard and pointing device control functions. In its standard distribution, it is a complete, albeit simple, display and human interface solution, but also delivers a standard toolkit and protocol stack for building graphical user interfaces on most Unix-like operating systems and OpenVMS, and has been ported to many other contemporary general purpose operating systems. Desktop environments such as OpenWindows, CDE, GNOME, KDE, and Xfce, use the X Window System.

Help how to open BIT files:

These images are typically used on Linux/Platforms, but perhaps can also be opened using some programs for Windows.

How to convert file with extension BIT:

Should you need it, it may be possible to convert these images to some other format using a picture converter.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .bit 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 bit file, edit bit file, convert bit file, view bit file, play bit file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others bit file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with bit file - X11 bitmap picture

Click on the software link for more information about Linux operating systems. Linux operating systems uses bit 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.).

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