.BINKA File Extension

Bink Audio

Developer RAD Game Tools
3.3  |  3 Votes
Category Game Files
Format Binary

What is a BINKA file?

A BINKA file is an audio file saved in the Bink container format developed by RAD Game Tools. It contains music meant to be played in a video game. Notably, the console versions of Minecraft use music saved as BINKA files.

More Information

RAD Game Tools created the Bink container format to store video and audio used in video games. Most commonly, gamers may encounter Bink videos that are saved as .BIK or .BK2 files. Less commonly, gamers may encounter Bink audio files that are saved as BINKA files.

Games for a variety of platforms, including PC, Mac, Xbox, Playstation 2 and 3, and the Nintendo Wii U, use Bink audio and video files. For example, both the PS3 and Wii U versions of Minecraft use audio saved as BINKA files.

How to open a BINKA file

You can use The RAD Video Tools (Windows), The Bink Video Player (Mac, Linux), or VideoLAN VLC media player (multiplatform) to play the audio a BINKA file contains.

How to convert a BINKA file

You can use VideoLAN VLC media player (multiplatform) to convert BINKA files to the following formats:

  • .OGG - Ogg Vorbis Audio
  • .MP3 - MP3 Audio
  • .FLAC - Free Lossless Audio Codec
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Programs that open BINKA files

Updated August 31, 2022

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