BIX File

What are BIX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BIX file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a BIX file?

A .BIX file is a BIX Archiver compressed archive file.

These BIX files are compressed archive files created in BIX Archiver, a software used to manipulate file archives. It has High-speed compression and decompression, Incremental Update, and FAR Support.

How to open BIX files

Important: Different programs may use files with the BIX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BIX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single BIX opener which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 1, 2021

Various apps that use files with this extension

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


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