A bks file extension is related to the NBackup service and used for its settings files.

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

empty icon.bks - IBM BookManager read bookshelf backup

bks icon.bks - Microsoft Works spreadsheet document backup

empty icon.bks - IBM Softcopy Reader Bookmanager book file

bks icon.bks - Microsoft Windows scheduled backup script

Bookmark & share this page with others:

BKS file extension - NTBackup settings

What is bks file? How to open bks files?

The bks file extension is associated with the NTBackup, a backup service included in older versions of Microsoft Windows operating system known as Microsoft Windows NT.

The bks file stores settings for NTBackup.

This bks 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.

Updated: April 16, 2019

The default software associated to open bks file:

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows NT 4.0  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 is popular business oriented operating system released in 1996. It is full 32-bit operating system based on NT core. Windows NT is designed to work on multi-processor computers. The graphical environment is similar to Microsoft Windows 95. Windows NT 4.0 were distributed in two editions: for workstations and servers. In 2000 Windows NT was replaced by the Microsoft Windows 2000.

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 .bks 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 .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).

Settings file type for software that use bks file - NTBackup settings

Programs supporting the exension bks on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 for settings bks file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Previous file extension
BIONIX file extension

File-Extensions.org > Settings, options, themes or skins file types

Next file extension
file extension BLD

 

Follow us!

Enter any file extension without dot (e.g. pdf)
Search for file extension details and associated application(s)

RSS feed