The file extension BIK is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Bink and Smacker, Command and Conquer Generals, and Interactive Civilization. BIK files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the file extension BIK is related to Bink and Smacker, the file is a video file type which contains video clips that are stored in a compressed format. BIK files are a proprietary format created by RAD Game Tools and are used to play video games that are compatible with both a PC and video game console device. RAD Game Tools is a gaming application company that creates codes and documentation for various gaming programs.
BIK files which are part of Command and Conquer are a game file type which contains objects, characters, sprites, playing levels, and other elements which are necessary to play the Command and Conquer game. Command and Conquer is an online game produced by EA Games which allows players to set up battle strategies, a base of operation, and various military components.
If the file extension BIK is created with Interactive Civilization, the file is a game file type which contains a variety of content that is used to play the Interactive Civilization or Advanced Warfighter games. The contents of this type of BIK file will vary according to the specific game it is related to. Interactive Civilization is a three dimensional game which leads the player from the beginning of man to the space age and beyond. Warfighter2 for Xbox 360 is a game produced by Ghost Recon which places the player in the middle of an elite military fighting unit.
How to Open BIK Files
Since the file extension BIK is related to more than one gaming application, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. BIK files vary in content and can be proprietary, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
If the file extension BIK is associated with RAD Game Tools, you can open the file using the RAD Video Tools software application. RAD Video Tools is available as a paid download on the RAD Game Tools or Amazon website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system. You can also open this type of BIK file using Windows Media Player which is typically preinstalled in the Windows operating system or can be downloaded from the Microsoft website.
RAD Game Tools BIK files can also be opened using Bink Video Player which is available for download on the RAD Game Tools website. Bink Video Player is compatible with Mac OS X and the Linux operating system.
If the file extension BIK is related to Command and Conquer, the file can be opened using the Command and Conquer Frostbite 2 game. Frostbite 2 is available with free access on the Command and Conquer website and can be played on a Windows or Mac PC or by using Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation, or Nintendo.
BIK files which are designed for Interactive Civilization can be opened using version 3 or 4 of the Interactive Civilization game. Both versions of Interactive Civilization are available on the GameAgent website and are compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
If the file extension BIK is designed for Advanced Warfighter 2, the file can be opened using Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 which is available in a paid version on the Amazon website. Advanced Warfighter 2 is compatible with the Windows operating system version XP or later.