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Details of extension .backup

4 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .backup file?
  • Which program can create the .backup file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .backup format?
  • What can convert .backup files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .backup extension?
.backup
pgAdmin Database Backup .backup file icon

pgAdmin Database Backup

The BACKUP file is a pgAdmin Database Backup. PgAdmin is a management tool for PostgreSQL and derivative relational databases.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: pgAdmin
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
-
.backup
Navicat for MySQL Backup Data .backup file icon

Navicat for MySQL Backup Data

The BACKUP file is a Navicat for MySQL Backup Data. Navicat for MySQL is a solution for MySQL/MariaDB administration and development. It is a single application that allows you to connect to MySQL and MariaDB databases simultaneously.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Navicat for MySQL
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Navicat for SQLite Import Wizard Profile
Navicat for SQLite Data Synchronization Profile
Navicat for MySQL Backup Profile
Navicat for MySQL Export Query Result Profile
Navicat for MariaDB Backup Profile
Navicat for MySQL Batch Job
Navicat for Oracle Structure Synchronization Data
Navicat for Oracle Data Synchronization Profile Data
Navicat for PostgreSQL Backup Profile
.backup
Ad-Aware Backup Data .backup file icon

Ad-Aware Backup Data

The BACKUP file is an Ad-Aware Backup Data. Ad-Aware is a popular anti-spyware and anti-malware software developed by Lavasoft.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Ad-Aware
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Ad-Aware Quarantined File
Ad-Aware Definitions Data
Ad-Aware Signature Data
Ad-Aware Language Data
Ad-Aware Backup Data
Ad-Aware Skin Data
Ad-Aware Language Data
.backup
Android Backup Data .backup file icon

Android Backup Data

The BACKUP file is an Android Backup Data. Android is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: Android OS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Symbian Install Package
Nokia Phone Add-on Software
SymbianOS Compiled Resource
SymbianOS Compiled Application
Symbian Series 3 Install Package
S60 Web Runtime Widget Package
Android Application Package
SymbianOS Pre-processed Resource
SymbianOS Resource Header
.bak
Backup Copy File .bak file icon

Backup Copy File

The BAK file is a Backup Copy file. The .BAK is a filename extension commonly used to signify a backup copy of a file.
Detailed description not available
Category: Other files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
backup, bk, old, ori, orig, ren
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Windows Backup Catalog
HP OpenVMS Backup File
Windows Backup Verify File
HP OpenVMS Help Library
HP OpenVMS Macro Library
HP OpenVMS Text Library
HP OpenVMS ACL Editor Journal Data
HP OpenVMS List Data

Other types of files may also use the .backup file extension. If you have helpful information about .backup extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Time Machine Backup Data

The .backup filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

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Can't open a .backup file?

If you want to open a .backup file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .backup association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.backup

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android