File Extension BIF

File type: Boot Information File, Aurora Engine Resource File, Infinity Engine Resource Archive File, GroupWise Initialization File

About the BIF file type:

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The BIF file extension has a number of known implementations. Among its common functions could be found in BioWare products where the BIF file extension is employed as a resource file for BioWare's engine's various applications. The file extension .bif is utilized as a resources archive by the Infinity Engine for the simplification of file organization. This involves grouping files with a common functionality. BioWare's Aurora Engine also employs the file extension .bif as a resource file that contains helpful information regarding the tools and games used in game play. In the two instances that the said file extension is employed, it requires a file that utilizes the format KEY in order to be functional. The file format KEY is a descriptor file for the document's content which uses the file extension BIF.


Detailed information for file extension BIF


Category: Disk Files
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: MagicISO, EZB Systems UltraISO, EZB Systems EasyBoot, Acronis Disk Director, Acronis True Image
Open with Linux: N/A
The application GroupWise is also known to users as the BIF file extension. This cross-platform application employs the said file extension for operating the different server platforms and workstations in its network. The initialization files using the file extension .bif are used in preparing the different hardware components for the receiving and execution of commands that would be created by the program. Furthermore, the BIF file extension is employed in identifying Boot Information files used by a number of disc imaging programs such as the UltraISO and MagicISO in the storage of boot sector data and disc image typically placed in bootable media.