What is a .BIT File And How To Open It – Ron de Jong (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .bit extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .bit file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .BIT file?

The file extension .BIT is from FinalCrypt Encrypted Data File.It was developed by Ron de Jong. This encoded file is in text and binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .bit file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .BIT file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .BIT file on your operating system/device.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .bit file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the FinalCrypt software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: FinalCrypt.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BIT 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: 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 FinalCrypt software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .BIT file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the FinalCrypt software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is FinalCrypt.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .BIT 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

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 FinalCrypt software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .BIT file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .bit file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the FinalCrypt software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use FinalCrypt software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .BIT 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .BIT file?

If you cannot open the .BIT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .BIT file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .bit – Xilinx, .bit – Moving Picture Experts Group. 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 .BIT file with the FinalCrypt program on Windows, FinalCrypt program on Mac and FinalCrypt software on Linux.