.8BI8 File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .8BI8 file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

8BI8 File Recovery

What is a .8BI8 file?

Adds additional features, such as extra filters or effects, to Photoshop software; should be placed in Plug-ins Folder within Photoshop folder.

What Are Common Causes of ".8BI8" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes for ".8BI8" file loss or failure, including:

  1. Accidental deletion: The most common cause is human error, where users accidentally delete the ".8BI8" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer's storage.
  2. Software or hardware issues: Problems with software or hardware can lead to file corruption or loss. This can include issues like crashes, system errors, power outages, or disk failures.
  3. Virus or malware attacks: Malicious software can infect and corrupt files, including ".8BI8" files. Viruses or malware can delete, modify, or encrypt files, making them inaccessible.
  4. File system errors: Errors within the file system can result in the loss or corruption of files. This can occur due to improper system shutdowns, disk errors, or software bugs.
  5. Formatting or partitioning errors: Formatting or partitioning a storage device without proper backup can result in the loss of all files, including ".8BI8" files.
  6. Unintentional overwriting: In some cases, users may accidentally overwrite ".8BI8" files by saving new data with the same file name. This can happen when working on multiple versions of a file or when using software that automatically saves changes.
  7. Synchronization issues: If ".8BI8" files are stored in cloud storage or synchronized across multiple devices, issues with synchronization can lead to file loss or failure. This can occur due to network connectivity problems, conflicts during synchronization, or errors in cloud storage services.

It is important to regularly back up important files, including ".8BI8" files, to minimize the risk of loss or failure.

How to recover lost ".8BI8" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".8BI8" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".8BI8" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".8BI8" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".8BI8" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

Partition Recovery™ 4.9
The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".8BI8" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".8BI8" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo photoshop Plug-in image file file?

Programs that open ".8BI8" files

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019

Additional Information

  • File type: Photoshop Plug-in

  • File extension: .8BI8

  • Developer: Adobe Systems

  • Category: Plugin Files

  • Format: N/A


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

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Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is the significance of .8BI8 formats in the field of image editing and graphic design?

    There is no specific format called .8BI8 in the field of image editing and graphic design. The most commonly used image formats in this field include JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, and PSD (Adobe Photoshop). These formats are widely recognized and supported by various software applications used for image editing and graphic design.

    It's possible that you may be referring to a specific file extension or format that is not widely known or used in the industry. Without more information, it is difficult to determine the significance or purpose of .8BI8 formats in image editing and graphic design.

  • How does the .8BI8 format differ from other common image file formats such as JPEG or PNG?

    The .8BI8 format is not a commonly known image file format. It is possible that you may have made a typo or encountered an uncommon or proprietary format. However, if we assume you meant to refer to the more well-known formats like JPEG and PNG, here are the differences:

    JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group):

    • JPEG is a lossy compression format primarily used for photographs and realistic images.
    • It supports millions of colors and is best suited for complex images with smooth transitions and gradients.
    • JPEG files are relatively smaller in size, making them ideal for web use and sharing.
    • However, due to compression, some image quality is lost, and artifacts may appear if the image is heavily compressed.

    PNG (Portable Network Graphics):

    • PNG is a lossless compression format commonly used for graphics, logos, and images with sharp lines or text.
    • It supports transparency and is best suited for images with solid colors, sharp edges, and areas of uniform color.
    • PNG files are larger than JPEG files due to the lossless compression, but they preserve the original image quality without any artifacts.
    • PNG is widely used for web graphics, especially when transparency is required.

    In summary, JPEG is better for complex photographs, while PNG is more suitable for graphics and images with sharp edges or transparency. The .8BI8 format, as mentioned earlier, is not a known image format, so it is challenging to compare its features to JPEG or PNG.

  • Are there any specific software applications or tools that are required to open and work with .8BI8 format files?

    There is no specific software application or tool associated with the .8BI8 file format. It is possible that the file extension you mentioned may be a typo or a less common file format. To determine the appropriate software to open and work with the file, it is recommended to double-check the file extension or provide more information about the file in question.

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