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.BIL File Extension

File TypeESRI BIL File

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What is a BIL file?

GIS file created in ESRI's BIL (binary interleaved) format, a raster image format used for representing surfaces and terrain elevations; can be georeferenced by another file to map the image data to the real world location.

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BIL files can save satellite images or constructed elevation and surface data.

NOTE: BIL files are often accompanied by a .HDR file which describes the layout and formatting of the raster data.

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Programs that open BIL files

Updated 1/12/2015

About BIL Files

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