BKL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bkl - KeyCarbon Binary Keystroke Log

The BKL data files are related to KeyCarbon. The BKL file is a KeyCarbon Binary Keystroke Log. KeyCarbon designs and manufacturers keystroke logging devices for all keyboards, including PS/2 and USB.

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KeyCarbon Binary Keystroke Log related extensions:
KeyCarbon Keystroke Log

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

Can't open a .bkl 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 .bkl file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bk, bk1, bki, bkk, bkm, bko, bkp, bl, blk, bll, bml, bol, bul, hkl, kbl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

IBM Library Server Bookshelf Index File
Lightscape Block File
Haxial Compiler KL Source
Binary Linework TIFF Image
BizHawk Movie
ProWorx NXT Block Data File

Operating systems

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