BIG or .big files

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by The_Cheat, Dec 14, 2007.

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  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
    ALZ — Alzip format
    AT3 - Sony's UMD Data compression (90mb compressed to 900kb)
    DDS - Texture file.
    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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