There are 4 other file types using
the BACKUP file extension!

backup file icon.backup - Backup of current ISAPI application

backup file icon.backup - pgAdmin database backup file

backup file icon.backup - Navicat for MySQL backup file

backup file icon.backup - Google Android backup file

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BACKUP file extension - Ad-Aware reference file

What is backup file? How to open backup files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

backup file icon: backup filetype icon

The BACKUP file extension is associated with the Ad-Aware security applications that allows users to protect their computers against malicious software, such as spyware and adware. The .backup file stores references.

The default software associated to backup file type:

Ad-Aware PRO icon

Lavasoft logo Ad-Aware PRO  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Lavasoft

Ad-Aware Pro is a popular internet security program that offers great malware and spyware protection and other useful features that enhance the security of your computer.

Help how to open BACKUP files:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
Identifying unknown file formats

How to convert file with extension BACKUP:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .backup file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open backup file, edit backup file, convert backup file, view backup file, play backup file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others backup file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with backup file - Ad-Aware reference file

Click on the software link for more information about Ad-Aware PRO. Ad-Aware PRO uses backup file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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