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BKS file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bks - Windows NT Backup Selection

The BKS archive files are related to Windows NT Backup. BKS file is a Windows NT Backup Selection. A backup selection file (BKS) contains data about the files and folders selected for backup. The Windows NT Backup seems to be no longer supported.

Windows NT Backup
Archive files
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Windows NT Backup Selection related extensions:
Microsoft Windows Merge Module
DRM Delivery Message
Windows HLK Studio Package
Android ADB Backup Archive
Android Opaque Binary Blob File
Android Application Package

.bks - IBM Library Server Bookshelf File

The BKS ebook files are related to IBM Library Reader. BKS file is an IBM Library Server Bookshelf. The IBM Library Server is an online documentation organizer.

IBM Library Reader
Ebook files
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IBM Library Server Bookshelf File related extensions:
IBM Library Server Bookcase File
IBM Softcopy Reader PDF Extended Bookshelf File
Apple iBooks Author Ebook Template
Apple iBooks Author Ebook
iBooks E-book
Amazon Kindle eBook Index

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

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

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

bjs, bk, bk5, bkc, bkw, bkz, bls, bms, bos, bs, bsk, bus, gks, hks, kbs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Playback Bitmap Sequence
Blaise Database BSK Data
Be-Music Script
Binary MultiEx Script
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
Blockland Saved Game

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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