The File Extensions Database

.BMI File Extension

  • Developer by: Autodesk
  • Category: Plugin Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BMI file?

.BMI is 3ds Max Plug-in

Plug-in used by 3ds Max, a 3D modeling and animation program; stores a function or procedure that adds a new feature to the software; sometimes used for supporting new file format import or export options.

Programs that open 3ds Max Plug-in
Autodesk 3ds Max 2018

How to solve problems with BMI files

  • Associate the BMI file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BMI file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BMI files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BMI 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 .BMI is 3ds Max Plug-in. Because only the current version supports the latest BMI file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Autodesk manufacturer website after an available .BMI is 3ds Max Plug-in update.
  • To make sure that your BMI file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.