File Extension BIK

File type: BINK Video File, BS.Player Video File, Media Player Classic Video File

About the BIK file type:

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The BIK file extension is associated with the file of the digital media player Bink Video. The codec application Bink Video is capable of encoding or decoding any kind of multimedia file format. Upon encoding a video format with the Bink Video, the file is then converted into the format called BIK container. The technology employed in the creation of Bink Video is completely independent. The technology used by Bink Video is not dependent on MPEG or other such standards unlike the other multimedia players that do not support some formats of media files. Bink Video was created to function on games. The Bink Video files with the BIK file extension employ 16Mb less than the other container formats making them perfect specifically for games that could use up so much of the CPU's space and memory. The various options for custom optimization of Bink Video allow it to perfectly run in high-end and low-end gaming consoles.

Detailed information for file extension BIK

Category: Video Files
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: The RAD Video Tools, Media Player Classic, BS.Player
Open with Linux: N/A
The BIK file extension is also associated with the BS.Player Video file. The said digital media player is capable of playing video using a number of file formats such as WAV and WMV. It also has the capability of playing audio file formats such as MP3 and WAV. The file formats WMV and WAV are huge file formats that the BS.Player converts into BIK files for the purpose of making them smaller. When video file formats with the BIK file extension are played, it does not use so much of the resources of the computer and it is for this reason that the CPU is able to multitask with ease while the user watches videos. The file extension .bik may also be found in the video files of the Media Player Classic. This general media player can be freely downloaded and has a decoding filter capable of decoding video file types such as WAV so that they could be played in the Media Player as the file BIK.