The TLK file extension is used for talk table files associated with computer games developed by BioWare. The .tlk file contains game dialogs translated in various languages.

There is one other file type using
the TLK file extension!

tlk file icon.tlk - Westwood Studios game archive file

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TLK file extension - BioWare talk table file

What is tlk file? How to open tlk files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The TLK file extension is associated with the BioWare Aurora and Infinity game engines used by Neverwinter Nights, Baldur's Gate computer games and others.

The .tlk files called talk tables are used for translation of BioWare games to other languages.

The talk table file, called dialog.tlk (and dialogf.tlk, containing feminine strings for certain languages), contains all the strings that the game will display to the user and which therefore need to be translated.

The default software associated to tlk file type:

Neverwinter Nights icon

BioWare logo Neverwinter Nights  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Neverwinter Nights is a third-person role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Infogrames in 2002. The game is set in the Forgotten Realms campaign setting and is based on third edition Dungeons & Dragons rules. The story puts player at the center of an epic tale of faith, war, and betrayal.

Baldur's Gate icon

BioWare logo Baldur's Gate  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Baldur's Gate is a famous computer role-playing game created by BioWare and released in 1998.

Dragon Age: Origins icon

BioWare logo Dragon Age: Origins  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Dragon Age: Origins is a single-player role-playing computer game made by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and later also for Mac OS X.

Help how to open TLK files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension TLK:

As far as we know, this .tlk file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
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: like open tlk file, edit tlk file, convert tlk file, view tlk file, play tlk file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with tlk file - BioWare talk table file

Click on the software link for more information about Neverwinter Nights. Neverwinter Nights uses tlk 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with tlk file by default:
Neverwinter Nights small icon Neverwinter Nights
Baldur's Gate small icon Baldur's Gate
Dragon Age: Origins small icon Dragon Age: Origins

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