.BIQ File Extension

Take-Two Interactive Software
File Type:
Civilization 3 Scenario File

Having trouble opening .biq extension? Don't panic! This page explains what biq files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open biq files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BIQ file?

Biq file extension has Civilization 3 Scenario file type, developed by Take-Two Interactive Software, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Sid Meier's Civilization III is a video game in a strategy genre where you have to build your own empire and lead it to world domination. The game uses these files as they contain a saved game or game scenario information. BIQ files are needed for Civilization III: Complete version 12.06 and its updates.


To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

biq file icon
Take-Two Interactive Software
File Type:
Civilization 3 Scenario File
Game Files

How to open BIQ file?

Double click the biq 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 .biq 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 biq 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the biq 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 BIQ 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 biq file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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