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

empty icon.bks - IBM BookManager read bookshelf backup

empty icon.bks - IBM Softcopy Reader Bookmanager book file

bks icon.bks - Microsoft Windows scheduled backup script

empty icon.bks - NTBackup settings file

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BKS file extension - Microsoft Works spreadsheet document backup file

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 bks file type:

Microsoft Works icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft 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 BKS files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this file extension.
For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open backup files

How to convert file with extension BKS:

Currently there is no specific information available.
For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert backup files

List of software applications associated to the .bks 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 bks file, edit bks file, convert bks file, view bks file, play bks file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 of the bks files.

  • Create bks file
  • Recover bks file

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

Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Works for create bks file action.

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