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Details of the .big file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .big file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .big file?
  • What program do I need to open a .big file?
  • How can the .big file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .big?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .big extension?
  • How can I convert .big files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .big?

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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.big file extension details

EA Compressed Game Archive

EA Compressed Game Archive .big file icon
BIG file is a Compressed Game Archive from Electronic Arts. BIG files used by Command and Conquer: Generals and BFME.
BIG format description not yet available
Category: Game Data files
Application: FinalBIG
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BIG aliases:
BIG related links:
BIG related extensions:
Quake Engine Data

Quake 3 Engine Data File

Unreal Tournament 2003 Map File

Project Snowblind Game Data

Warcraft 3 Map

Unreal Tournament 2004 Package

CoD2 Game Data

CoD2 Fast File

Warcraft 3 Replay

Unreal Tournament Texture Package

.big file extension details

Cartes Michelin Image

Cartes Michelin Image .big file icon
BIG file is a Cartes Michelin Image.
BIG format description not yet available
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BIG aliases:
BIG related links:
BIG related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .big file extension.

.big file converters

.big converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .big files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .big file can be converted into one of the following formats:

$s, 2bp, 2d, 3fr, 411, 4bt, 73i, 82i, 83i, 85i, 86i, 89i, 92i, a64, abs
.big file extension error

The .big file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bin, bkg, bif, blg, fig, bit, gig, bg, bgi, bi, bog, bib, ig

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

CDRWIN Binary Data File
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
BKG Backgammon Game Data
Novell GroupWise Initialization File
Bioware Game Data
Windows CE Emulator Image
Windows Binary Performance Log
Berts Coloring Image
Xilinx Bitstream Data
open .big file

Can't open a .big file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .big file association, check the FAQ.

.big file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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