File Extension Library


.AIB File Extension

  • Developer by: Esri
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .AIB file?

.AIB file extension is created by Esri. .AIB has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.AIB is ArcInfo binary coverage data

The aib file extension is associated with the ArcInfo, a full-featured geographic information system for Microsoft Windows and Unix-based operating systems.

The aib file stores some kind of data used by ArcInfo.


How to open:

Use ArcInfo to work with *.aib files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .aib file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .AIB file on different platforms

Open .AIB File on Windows

  • Right-click a .AIB
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .AIB file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .AIB files" Press "Ok"

Open .AIB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .AIB file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .AIB File on Linux

Right click on the .AIB file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .AIB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .AIB file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .AIB File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .AIB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .AIB files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .AIB files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .AIB file format
  2. You need to check the .AIB file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)