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BIG or .big files

#1
Just got a patch for an old C&C game I've got and one of the files in it is called a "BIG" file. Window's has no clue what it is and it wont work for winzip...

Any ideas?

T C
 
#2
Archive and compressed
Main article: List of archive formats
.?Q? — files compressed by the SQ program.
7z — 7-Zip compressed file
ace
ALZ — Alzip format
AT3 - Sony's UMD Data compression (90mb compressed to 900kb)
ARC
DDS - Texture file.
ARJ
big Special file compression format used by Electronic Arts for compressing the data for many of EA's games
BKF (.bkf) — Microsoft backup created by NTBACKUP.EXE
bzip2 (.bz2)


From Wikipedia
 

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