The File Extensions Database

.BIF File Extension

  • Developer by: BeLight Software
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BIF file?

.BIF is Get Backup Project File

Backup project file created by Get Backup, a backup and restore application for Mac OS X; stores settings for a backup that may be for the user's iPhoto library, Apple Mail email, iTunes library, Documents folder, or Address Book; allows the original files to be restored.

NOTE: A version of Get Backup is included with Roxio Toast disc authoring software. It is called Get Backup RE (Roxio Edition).

Programs that open Get Backup Project File
BeLight Get Backup
File Type 2 Boot Information File
Category: Disk Image Files

Contains information used to boot a computer from a disc, such as a CD or DVD; created MagicISO, UltraISO, and other disc authoring programs; enables the creation of bootable CDs and DVDs and can be used by multiple discs.

Programs that open Boot Information File
EZB Systems UltraISO
Acronis Disk Director 12
Acronis True Image 2019
File Type 3 BioWare Infinity Engine File
Developer by: BioWare Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Game resource file used by BioWare's Infinity Engine, as well as some games created with the subsequent Aurora Engine; can store various data including graphics, sound, map information, and dialog; used as a container for packaging game data.

BIF files are used for games such as Baldur's Gate, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale, The Witcher, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.

Programs that open BioWare Infinity Engine File
CD Projekt The Witcher

How to solve problems with BIF files

  • Associate the BIF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BIF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BIF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BIF 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 .BIF is Get Backup Project File. Because only the current version supports the latest BIF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the BeLight Software manufacturer website after an available .BIF is Get Backup Project File update.
  • To make sure that your BIF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.