A bki file extension is related to the IBM BookManager backup index format.

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BKI file extension - IBM BookManager backup index

What is bki file? How to open bki files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

The bki file extension is associated with the BookManager or IBM Softcopy Reader programs, developed by IBM company.

The bki file stores backup of index created by these programs.

Seems to be obsolete.

This bki file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open bki file:

IBM logoIBM Softcopy Reader  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Book Reader allows users to open softcopy books created with one of the IBM BookManager Build programs. It can be used to view, search and navigate through books, create notes, and copy and print text.

IBM logoBookManager  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

BookManager was some kind of electronic book manager from IBM. It has been discontinued long ago.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .bki 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 software applications associated to the .bki 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 bki file, edit bki file, convert bki file, view bki file, play bki 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 bki files.

Software which is able to fix, repair or recover bki file - IBM BookManager backup index

Programs supporting the exension bki on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for recover bki file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with bki file by default:
IBM Softcopy Reader

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