The File Extensions Database

.BTI File Extension

  • Developer by: Nintendo
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BTI file?

.BTI is Nintendo Texture File

Texture file used by Nintendo GameCube, Wii and Nintendo DS games such as Zelda and Mario series games; sometimes altered by the modding community to change the look of virtual characters or the environment.

The BTI image format is similar to the .BREFT, .TEX0, and .TPL Wii image formats. You can convert BTI files to these formats along with the .PNG format using Wiimms SZS Tools.

Programs that open Nintendo Texture File
MKDS Course Modifier
Wiimms SZS Tools

How to solve problems with BTI files

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