An xlk file extension is related to Microsoft Excel a spreadsheet editing tool for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X. An xlk file stores backup of spreadsheet document.

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XLK file extension - Microsoft Excel backup file

What is xlk file? How to open xlk files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

xlk file icon: xlk filetype icon

The xlk file extension is associated with Microsoft Excel, one of the most popular and powerful tool you can use to create format spreadsheets, graphs and much more.

The xlk files were used by Microsoft Excel 2000 and earlier version for backups of the the xls workbook files. The latest Microsoft Excel can still open the xlk files.

MIME: application/excel
MIME: application/
MIME: application/x-excel

The default software associated to xlk file type:

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

Microsoft Excel icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Excel  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel is popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite. Excel is able to calculating, contains graphing tools, pivot tables and own programming language based on Visual Basic. Excel supports charts, graphs or histograms generated from specified groups of cells. Excel also can change data between other Microsoft Office applications. Excel is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and various mobile platforms.

Microsoft Excel for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Excel for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Excel for Mac is popular spreadsheet application used to analyze, organize and manage data and lists. It is able to create visually rich datasheets and tables with icons, data bars and color scales. Microsoft Excel for Mac is fully compatible with Microsoft Excel for Windows.

Help how to open XLK files:

Use Microsoft Excel to open the *.xlk files.

How to convert file with extension XLK:

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

Find conversions from xlk file:

xlk to accda

xlk to pdf

xlk to xls

xlk to xlsx

Find converter to xlk file type:

xls to xlk

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

  • Open xlk file
  • Create xlk file
  • Recover xlk file
  • Backup xlk file
  • Others xlk file

Software that open xlk file - Microsoft Excel backup file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open xlk file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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