BIF File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a BIF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .BIF files.

What is a BIF file?

Files with the .bif extension contain boot information files. These files are used to boot computers from a bootable CD or DVD disc. These files are commonly created by the MagicISO and UltraISO disc authoring applications.

The .bif file extension is also used for Binary information files, byLight image format files, Image Capture board bitmap image files, Corel WordPerfect binary information files and TomTom Navigator files.

How to open BIF files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension BIF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different BIF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension BIF

While we know of one file format using the .BIF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .BIF file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of BIF files. Remember, different programs may use BIF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

PowerISOPowerISOUser submitted
WinArchiverWinArchiverUser submitted
geoviewergeoviewerUser submitted
MicroGDSMicroGDSUser submitted
TruTops GeoViewerTruTops GeoViewerUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
UltraISO PortableUltraISO PortableUser submitted
Bunkspeed ShotBunkspeed ShotUser submitted
progeCAD Professional EnglishprogeCAD Professional EnglishUser submitted
MagicISOMagicISOUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BIF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with BIF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!