BAK2 file format description
Many people share .bak2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bak2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bak2 files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bak1 - Starbound Backup Data
The BAK1 game data files are related to Starbound. BAK1 file is a Starbound Backup Data. Starbound is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Chucklefish Games.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .bak2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bak2 files. Be especially cautious with .bak2 files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .bak2 file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .bak2 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ba2, bak, bk2
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- FlashGet Database Backup
- AcqURL Bookmark Database Backup
- Bethesda Softworks Archive
- Aspen HYSYS Backup File
- TBK Tracker Deleted Course INI
- B.O.U.T. Evolution Low-res Texture Data
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