File Extension Library

.BILW File Extension

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

What is an .BILW file?

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

.BILW is ArcGIS BIL world file

The bilw file extension is associated with the ArcGIS a geographic information system (GIS) software for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Windows Server operating systems.

The bilw file stores some kind of data used by ArcGIS.

How to open:

The best way to handle GIS files is to use their native software. If you do not have access to it, look for some 3rd party alternatives with broad format support or perhaps a converter that would allow you to export the data to some interchange format.For general information try to look at:Basic info how to open GIS, GPS or map files

How to convert:

Special GIS converter exist and may help users to transfer or transform their maps and other navigation data between programs or devices. For general information try to look at:Basic info how to convert GIS, GPS or map files

How to Open .BILW file on different platforms

Open .BILW File on Windows

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

Open .BILW File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .BILW 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 .BILW File on Linux

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

Open .BILW File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .BILW 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 .BILW 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 .BILW files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .BILW files

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