Having trouble opening .bil extension? Don't panic! This page explains what bil files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open bil files. You can download these programs through this page.
What is a BIL file?
Bil file extension has ESRI BIL file type, developed by ESRI, which is associated with the "gis files" category.
GIS files created in the ESRI program receive the .BIL extension, which is a format for raster images. The format is responsible for demonstrating surfaces and elevations. It is possible to reference the data contained in .BIL files and pin it to the real location in the world. Apart from the surface and elevation data, these files also store satellite images. BIL files are often supported by .HDR files which contain the formatting and layouts of the raster data.
To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.
How to open BIL file?
Double click the bil file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .bil extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.
Method 1: Fix file association errors
Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the bil extension associations' problem in no time:
- Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
- Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
- Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
Method 2: Download the appropriate software
The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the bil file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.
Programs that open BIL files
Method 3: Use universal file viewer
In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the bil file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.