File Extension BK

.BK File

File extension: BK
File type: Backup


Notes about the BK file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The BK file type is primarily associated with 'Backup'.

Detailed information for file extension BK:


Primary association: Backup

Other applications associated with file type BK:

  • FrameMaker (BookFile Document) by Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • JetFax Faxbook File
  • LinguAssist File
  • Movie Magic Screenwiter (Screenwriter Document Backup) by Write Brothers, Inc.Movie Magic Screenwriter is a word processing program specifically designed to format screenplays, sitcoms, stageplays, novels, etc. The PrintScript utility will allow users without the Movie Magic Screenwriter program to view and print Screenwriter scripts. The .BK file is the automatic backup made when the SCW file is saved.



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .BK

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: pbkfile
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rasphone.exe -f %1

ProgramID: Word.Backup.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE /n /dde

ProgramID: Word.Backup.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\WINWORD.EXE /n /dde

ProgramID: Word.Backup.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\WINWORD.EXE /n

ProgramID: Word.Backup.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\msoffice\OFFICE11\WINWORD.EXE /n /dde

ProgramID: IPSTest.Library
EXEFile: C:\WSBUILD\TESTER.EXE %1

ProgramID: IPSTest.Library
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\EVERYD~1\AS9824~1\Tester.exe


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