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== Metaformat files ==
 
== Metaformat files ==
  
* [https://www.synalysis.net/Grammars/big.grammar grammar file] (for Hexinator / Synalize It!; [[Synalysis grammar file|more details]])
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* [https://www.synalysis.net/Grammars/big.grammar Synalysis grammar file] (for Hexinator / Synalize It!; [[Synalysis grammar file|more details]])
  
 
== Utilities ==
 
== Utilities ==

Latest revision as of 13:20, 26 January 2015

File Format
Name VIV
Ontology
Extension(s) .viv, .big, sometimes others

VIV (also known as BIG or BIGF) is an archive format found in Electronic Arts games; it has been observed in the NBA Live, Need For Speed, and Harry Potter games (among others), used to contain files such as graphics in FSH format. It appears the files are stored in an uncompressed manner. This format was used starting around 1998.

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[edit] Identification

VIV files start with bytes 42 49 47 46 (hex), spelling "BIGF" in ASCII.

[edit] Format description

[edit] Metaformat files

[edit] Utilities

[edit] Links

  • VIV Files, from the NBA Live Series Center Wiki
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