What is a .8BI File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .8bi extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .8bi file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .8BI file?

The .8BI file extension comes from Photoshop Plug-in. The file is a plugin related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .8bi file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .8BI file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .8BI file on various operating systems.

How to open a .8BI file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .8bi file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Corel PaintShop Pro software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and Corel PaintShop Pro.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .8BI file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Corel PaintShop Pro software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .8BI file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .8bi file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .8BI file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .8BI file?

If you are still unable to open the .8BI file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .8BI file.8bi8 – Adobe Systems, .8bl – Adobe Systems, .8bs – Adobe Systems, .8bx – Adobe Systems, .8by – Adobe Systems. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .8BI file with the Corel PaintShop Pro, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 programs on Windows and Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 program on Mac.