BKG file format description

Many people share .bkg files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bkg file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bkg files.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bkg - BKG Backgammon Game Data

The BKG game data files are related to BKG. The BKG file is a BKG Backgammon Game Data. BKG was a computer program developed at Carnegie-Mellon University by Hans Berliner to play backgammon. Backgammon is a game played by two players, each with fifteen checkers, on a board consisting of 24 narrow triangles. The BKG seems to be no longer supported.

Game Data files
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BKG Backgammon Game Data related extensions:
Xpand Rally Xtreme Race Information Data
Hunting Unlimited 3 Game Data
Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos Card Deck
Super Mario ReMaker Course Data
Diablo 2 Tile Data
Beat Saber Saber

.bkg - Atari 8-bit Movie Maker Background Image

The BKG graphic files are related to Recoil. The BKG file is an Atari 8-bit Movie Maker Background Image. The Atari 8-bit family is a series of 8-bit home computers introduced by Atari, Inc.

Graphic files
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Atari 8-bit Movie Maker Background Image related extensions:
Commodore 64 8x8 Font Data
Commodore 64 SEUCK Sprite Image
Atari 8-bit Anime 4ever Image
Commodore Amiga AMOS Bitmap
Commodore Amiga Continuous Bitmap Image
Commodore 64 AFLI-editor Image

.bkg - Anno 2070 Background Configuration

The BKG game data files are related to Anno 2070. The BKG file is an Anno 2070 Background Configuration. Anno 2070 is a city-building and economic simulation game, with real-time strategy elements.

Anno 2070
Game Data files
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Anno 2070 Background Configuration related extensions:
Football Manager 2012 Data
ZDoom Package
Kingdom of Loathing KoLmafia Script
Evil Genius Key Stroke Bindings Data
YGOPRO Deck Data
Black and White 2 Data File

.bkg - WebDev Procedures Backup Data

The BKG development files are related to WebDev. The BKG file is a WebDev Procedures Backup Data. WebDev is a CASE tool for creating websites, developed by PC SOFT. WebDev is short for Web Development and is mainly used in web design/development.

Development files
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WebDev Procedures Backup Data related extensions:
WebDev AWP Page Library
WebDev AWP Page
WebDev WebService Library
WebDev Class Backup Data
WebDev Report Backup Data
WebDev Help Backup Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bkg file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bkg files. Be especially cautious with .bkg files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bkg 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.

The .bkg file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bg, bjg, bk, bkb, bkf, bkh, bkn, bkr, bkt, bky, blg, bmg, bog, bug, kg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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