BKN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bk! - Corel WordPerfect Document Backup

The BK! document files are related to Corel WordPerfect. The BK! file is a Corel WordPerfect Document Backup. Corel WordPerfect is a popular, fully-featured commercial word processor program.

Corel WordPerfect
Document files
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bk1, bk2, bk3, bk4, bk5, bk6, bk7, bk8, bk9, bkn
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .bkn file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bkn files. Be especially cautious with .bkn files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

bk, bkb, bkg, bkh, bkj, bkm, bln, bn, bnk, bon, bun, kbn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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