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Details of extension .bak

16 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

MobileTrans Backup Data

The BAK file is a MobileTrans Backup Data. MobileTrans is a data transfer tool that facilitates transfer between two phones.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: MobileTrans
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
-
.bak
MRDS Database Backup .bak file icon

MRDS Database Backup

The BAK file is a MRDS Database Backup. MRDS (Mineral Resources Data System) is a collection of reports describing metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources throughout the world.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: MRDS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
-
.bak
VoCATS Modified Test Backup .bak file icon

VoCATS Modified Test Backup

The BAK file is a VoCATS Modified Test Backup. VoCATS is a competency-based instruction management system that supports North Carolina’s public school career and technical education (CTE) program.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: VoCATS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
-
.bak
TED5 Backup .bak file icon

TED5 Backup

The BAK file is a TED5 Backup. Tile Editor v5.0 (TED5) is a level editor written by id Software that has been used to create the levels for many of their games.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: TED5
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
-
.bak
AcqURL Bookmark Database Backup .bak file icon

AcqURL Bookmark Database Backup

The BAK file is an AcqURL Bookmark Database Backup. AcqURL is a program for keeping and launching separate lists of bookmarks.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: AcqURL
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
AcqURL Bookmark Database
.bak
TBK Tracker Deleted Course INI .bak file icon

TBK Tracker Deleted Course INI

The BAK file is a TBK Tracker Deleted Course INI. Platte Canyon TBK Tracker is an LMS for tracking ToolBook content.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: TBK Tracker
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Platte Canyon ToolBook Data
TBK Tracker System Book Data
TBK Tracker Book Data
TBK Tracker Catalog Data
.bak
Microsoft SQL Server Database Backup .bak file icon

Microsoft SQL Server Database Backup

The BAK file is a Microsoft SQL Server Database Backup. Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Microsoft SQL Server
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Aston-Tate dBASE Database
SQR Script
SQL Script
Embarcadero InterBase Database File
RBase Data
General Database File
SQR Portable Format
SQR Printer Output
Pervasive SQL Database
.bak
Finale Backup Data .bak file icon

Finale Backup Data

The BAK file is a Finale Backup Data. Finale is the flagship program of a series of proprietary scorewriters created by MakeMusic for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Finale
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
MIDI Music
Finale Music File
Guitar Chord File
Chord Pro Chord
Guitar Chord Groover Chord
Guitar Pro Tabulature
Sibelius Music Notation
Ableton Live Pack
MIDI Sample Dump Standard
.bak
BSL Background Subtraction Data .bak file icon

BSL Background Subtraction Data

The BAK file is a BSL Background Subtraction Data. BSL is a 2-D interactive data manipulation package for image data.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: BSL
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
BSL Weighted Addition Data
BSL Average Data
BSL Circular Integration Data
BSL Convolve Data
BSL Cut Part of an Image
BSL Surface Plot Data
BSL Sum Data
BSL Bit Mask Data
BSL Interpolate Data
.bak
Visual UML Model Backup .bak file icon

Visual UML Model Backup

The BAK file is a Visual UML Model Backup. Visual UML is a UML object-modeling tool.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Visual UML
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Visual UML XML Model Data
Visual UML Model Data
.bak
Canvas Drawing Backup .bak file icon

Canvas Drawing Backup

The BAK file is a Canvas Drawing Backup. Canvas is a photo and graphics editor, print and web publishing tool.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: Canvas
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
ACDSee Canvas Image
ACDSee Slideshow Wizard Project
ACDSee Canvas External Tool
ACDSee Canvas Sequence Set
ACDSee Canvas Symbol Data
ACD Canvas Texture Data
ACDSee Canvas Neon Pen Data
ACDSee Canvas 5 Drawing
ACDSee Canvas 2 Drawing
.bak
Corel WordPerfect Document Backup .bak file icon

Corel WordPerfect Document Backup

The BAK file is a Corel WordPerfect Document Backup. Corel WordPerfect is a word processing application.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Corel WordPerfect
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
WordPerfect Entrust Document
Corel WordPerfect Equation Data
Corel WordPerfect Label Definition Data
Corel WordPerfect Environment Data
Corel WordPerfect Palette Data
Corel WordPerfect Concordance Data
Corel WordPerfect Conversion Resource Data
Corel WordPerfect Macro Resource
Corel WordPerfect Font Resource Data
.bak
Grade Organizer Backup .bak file icon

Grade Organizer Backup

The BAK file is a Grade Organizer Backup. Grade Organizer is an electronic gradebook software for Microsoft Windows.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Grade Organizer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Grade Organizer Project
.bak
Cast Soft wysiwyg Backup Data .bak file icon

Cast Soft wysiwyg Backup Data

The BAK file is a Cast Soft wysiwyg Backup Data. Wysiwyg is a lighting design software with fully integrated CAD, plots, data, visualization and virtual show control.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: wysiwyg
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Cast Soft wysiwyg Project
Cast Soft wysiwyg User Data
Cast Soft wysiwyg Template
Cast Soft wysiwyg v2 Data
.bak
Terraria Backup Data .bak file icon

Terraria Backup Data

The BAK file is a Terraria Backup Data. Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox video game developed by Re-Logic.
Detailed description not available
Category: Game Data files
Application: Terraria
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Terraria Mod
Terraria World Data
Terraria Player Data
Terraria Map Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Need for Speed: Underground Audio Bank Data
TracerCAD File
BSC Intermediate Object
B4A Layout
SpliceV BAM Data
OpenOffice.org AutoText Data
Adobe FrameMaker Book Document
Oracle Enterprise Manager OMS Backup Data
HP MPE/iX Fixed ASCII KSAM Data

The .bak filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bal (1), ak (1), hak (1), fak (1), bk (1), bam (1), ba (1), abk (1), nak (1), gak (1), bka (1), bau (1)

Can't open a .bak file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bak

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