A bks file extension is related to Microsoft Works and used for its spreadsheet document backups.

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

empty icon.bks - IBM BookManager read bookshelf backup

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bks icon.bks - Microsoft Windows scheduled backup script

empty icon.bks - NTBackup settings

BKS file extension - Microsoft Works spreadsheet document backup

What is bks file? How to open bks files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

bks file icon: bks filetype icon

The bks file extension is associated with Microsoft Works, an office suite produced by Microsoft, which was offered as smaller, less expensive, and with fewer features than the Microsoft Office suite. Its core functionality includes a word processor, a spreadsheet and a database.

The bks files are used by Microsoft Works for backups of .wps spreadsheet files. You can restore the bks files if you rename the extension to wps.

The default software associated to open bks file:

Microsoft Works icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Works  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Works is office suite developed as cheaper substitute of Microsoft Office. Works includes word processor, spreadsheet, database management and calendar. Older versions also included terminal emulation tool. Microsoft Works is able to open Microsoft Office documents.

Works is discontinued product and it was replaced by Microsoft Office Starter edition.

Help how to open:

Use Works to work with *.bks files.

How to convert:

The bks files can be converted to works documents if you rename the extension to wps.

List of software applications associated to the .bks 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 bks file, edit bks file, convert bks file, view bks file, play bks 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 bks files.

Programs that can create bks file - Microsoft Works spreadsheet document backup

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

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