.BIX File Extension

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

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

What is a BIX file?

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

These are game files required for the Sid Meier's Civilization III, a video game in the strategy genre. BIX files store a saved game, but can also contain condition details that specify how the player competes with other empires. Files with this extension have appeared with the Civilization III: Play the World release, which was a multiplayer-oriented expansion for Civilization III.


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

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

How to open BIX file?

Double click the bix 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 .bix 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 bix 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 bix 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 BIX 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 bix file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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