A backup file extension is related to the Google Android operating system and used for its backup user files.

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

empty icon.backup - Backup of current ISAPI application

backup icon.backup - Ad-Aware reference data

empty icon.backup - pgAdmin database backup

backup icon.backup - Navicat for MySQL backup

BACKUP file extension - Google Android backup

What is backup file? How to open backup files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

The backup file extension is associated with the Google Android operating system developed for smart phones, tablets and other smart devices.

The backup file stores backup of user data. Almost saved on SD card, or internal storage.

The backup is created from advanced boot and recovery menu included in Android.

The default software associated to open backup file:

Google Android icon

Google Inc. logoGoogle Android  Google Android software

Company or developer:
Google Inc.

A popular operating system for smart phones and tablet computers developed by the Google. Android is based on the Linux kernel. Basic Android's applications are closely related to Google account and services such as Gmail, Calendar, Maps, YouTube, etc.

Applications for Android are written in Java source code but finally compiled for Android Dalvik virtual machine. In Android 4.4 and later is used new runtime environment called Android Runtime (ART) with JIT compiler.

New applications for Android are available on the Google Play a one of the basic applications in clean Android installation.

Google Android operating system versions:

  • Android 9 Pie
  • Android 8 O (Oreo)
  • Android 7 Nougat
  • Android 6 Marshmallow
  • Android 5 Lollipop
  • 4.4.x KitKat
  • 4.3.x Jellybean
  • 4.2.x Jellybean
  • 4.1.x Jellybean
  • 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 3.x.x Honeycomb
  • 2.3.x Gingerbread
  • 2.2 Froyo
  • 2.1 Eclair
  • 1.6 Donut
  • 1.5 Cupcake

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.backup files.

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

List of software applications associated to the .backup file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting backup files.

Programs that can create backup file - Google Android backup

Programs supporting the exension backup on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Google Android for create backup file action.

Google Android:

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