.BIT File Extension

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

What is a BIT file?

Bit file extension has Xilinx Bitstream file type, developed by Xilinx, which is associated with the "cad files" category.

 BitGen is an application for creating bitstreams required by Xilinx field-programmable gate arrays. Files generated in the process receive the .BIT extension. They are needed to upload the configuration information to the FPGA device. 

 

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

bit file icon
Developer:
Xilinx
File Type:
Xilinx Bitstream File
Category:
CAD Files
Format:
Binary

How to open BIT file?

Double click the bit 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 .bit 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 bit 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".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

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

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