Open BNK file

The most common choise: BINK compressed video file

How to open BINK compressed video file .bnk files

bnk file icon Have you had trouble opening the bnk file on your computer? What are bnk files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is bnk file?

Files with bnk file extension might also be found as vidoes encoded using the RAD Tools.

BINK compressed video file description

File extension bnk is also used for files created by Bink and Smacker game video file codec. Its used by great number of games. A free viewer is available at the RAD Game Tools site.

Bink is a "better-than-DVD" class codec - it compresses at higher quality than DVD at up to three times the playback speed! Bink uses up to 16 MB less memory at runtime than other codecs. It has been licensed for over 3,800 games since 1999!

Bink is a hybrid block-transform and wavelet codec that can encode your video using 16 different compression techniques (wavelet, DCT, motion compensation, a variety of vector quantizers, Smacker-style, etc). With all of these techniques in one codec, Bink can handle any type of video.

Suggested software to open bnk file

The RAD Video Tools

Set of tools and codecs for creating of Bink and Smacker files

There are other BNK filename extensions with the same .bnk suffix

bnk - Adlib instrument audio bank

Files with bnk file extension might be typically found as various sound files - audio instrument banks.

bnk - ExamView question bank

Files with bnk extension might also be found as question banks for Exam View software.

bnk - F1 2015 audio

A bnk file extension is related to the F1 2015 video game. A bnk file contains audio data.

bnk - SimCity game data

Files with bnk file extension might also be found as game files from old SimCity for MS-DOS computer game.

bnk - Spotify playlist

A bnk file extension is related to the Spotify streaming service. A bnk file contains playlist.

bnk - Test Drive Unlimited game data

Files with bnk file extension may also be found as data packs from Test Drive Unlimited computer game.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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