Have you downloaded a file with .bil extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .bil file in few simple steps on various systems.
What is a .BIL file?
The file extension .BIL comes from ESRI BIL File. This file extension belongs to the developer ESRI. The file is a
What to know
There are currently 2 software that can open the .bil file on 1 platform.
How to open a .BIL file?
Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .BIL file on various operating systems.
How to open a .BIL file on Windows (7, 8, 10)
The .bil file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.
Step 2: Locating your .BIL file
2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Choose “Open with”
3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.
Step 4: Choose the software and click ok
4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GDAL software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.
Still cannot open the .BIL file?
If you are still unable to open the .BIL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .BIL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: