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Details of extension .bckup

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Time Machine Backup Data

The BCKUP file is a Time Machine Backup DATA. Time Machine is a backup software application distributed as part of Mac OS X operating system developed by Apple.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Mac OS X
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Time Machine Backup Progress Data
Time Machine Corrupted Backup Data
Time Machine Backup Folder
Time Machine Resource Fork Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Ad-Aware Quarantined File
Groundspeak Wherigo Backup File

The .bckup filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bkup (1), bckp (1)

Can't open a .bckup file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.bckup

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