The File Extensions Database

.8BI File Extension

  • Category: Plugin Files

What is an .8BI file?

.8BI is Photoshop Plug-in

Adds additional features, such as extra filters or extra format support, to Adobe Photoshop; should be placed in the Plug-ins Folder within the Photoshop application folder.

Some examples of 8bi plugins are the ICOFormat.8bi plugin, which enables Photoshop to open and save Windows Icon (.ICO) files, and the Camera Raw.8bi plugin, which allows Photoshop to read multiple RAW image formats.

Programs that open Photoshop Plug-in
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019

How to solve problems with 8BI files

  • Associate the 8BI file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 8BI file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.8BI files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 8BI file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .8BI is Photoshop Plug-in. Because only the current version supports the latest 8BI file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .8BI is Photoshop Plug-in update.
  • To make sure that your 8BI file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.