There are 20 other file types using
the BAK file extension!

bak file icon.bak - Generally a backup created by various software applications [common]

bak file icon.bak - RE-TOS backup file

bak file icon.bak - Grade Organizer backup file

bak file icon.bak - TBK Tracker deleted course INI file

bak file icon.bak - Autodesk AutoCAD backup

bak file icon.bak - Mozilla Firefox bookmarks backup

bak file icon.bak - ACT! backup file

bak file icon.bak - Canvas drawing backup file

bak file icon.bak - T-FLEX autosave file

bak file icon.bak - FreeBSD file

bak file icon.bak - VoCATS modified test backup file

bak file icon.bak - Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS) database file

bak file icon.bak - Visual UML (Unified Modeling Language) backup file

bak file icon.bak - AcqURL bookmarks backup file

bak file icon.bak - Corel WordPerfect document backup file

bak file icon.bak - BSL background subtraction of image file

bak file icon.bak - Essbase backup of security file

bak file icon.bak - THEOS backup text file

bak file icon.bak - Finale backup file

bak file icon.bak - ProShow Producer backup

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BAK file extension - Linux file

What is bak file? How to open bak files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The bak file extension is associated with Linux operating system available for various platforms and devices.

The bak file stores some kind of installation data used by Linux system.

MIME: application/x-backup
MIME: application/x-trash

The default software associated to bak file type:

Linux operating systems icon

Various Linux developers logo Linux operating systems  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  Various Linux developers

Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.

Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.

Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.

Help how to open BAK 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 BAK:

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 .bak 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 bak file, edit bak file, convert bak file, view bak file, play bak file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others bak file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with bak file - Linux file

Click on the software link for more information about Linux operating systems. Linux operating systems uses bak 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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