File Extension BIG

.BIG File

File extension: BIG
File type: Game MOD File


Notes about the BIG file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The BIG file type is primarily associated with 'Electronic Arts' by Electronic Arts, Inc.. BIG files control various parts of Electronic Arts games. A utility called FinalBig (search for FINALBIG.EXE) is said to be able to create individual MODs which can then be imported into the various games. The games usually have command-line parameters you can use to play the MOD if you want to keep your game files intact.

Detailed information for file extension BIG:


Primary association: Electronic Arts
Company: Electronic Arts, Inc.
Identifying characters Hex: 42 49 47 46 , ASCII: BIGF
Related links: Various Versions of FinalBig

Other applications associated with file type BIG:

  • Cartes Michelin Related links: XnView
  • Chinese TextOld version.
  • Fifa World Cup Game File
  • Home World 2 (SGA Archive) by Relic Entertainment Inc.SGA Archives are used in various games from Relic Entertainment Inc. They contain game data. This association is classified as Archive. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 5F 41 52 43 48 49 56 45 02 00 00 00 , ASCII: _ARCHIVE
  • Homeworld (Compressed Data Archive) by Sierra Entertainment, Inc. Related links: Format
  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .BIG

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: bigFile, FileType: Big Crocodile File, AppName: bigcroco
EXEFile: bigcroco.exe

ProgramID: GraphicsConverterPro.big, FileType: Cartes Michelin, AppName: GraphicsConverter-reg
EXEFile: GraphicsConverter.exe

ProgramID: CompuPic sbig
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CompuPic\compupic.exe %1

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: DUP5.Files
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Dragon UnPACKer 5\drgunpack5.exe

ProgramID: FinalBIG.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FINALB~1\FinalBIG.exe


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