BONK file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bonk - Bonk Audio

The BONK audio files are related to Bonk. The BONK file is a Bonk Audio. Bonk is a an audio compression program that operates in both lossy and lossless modes. The compression method Bonk uses is quite simple compared to other lossy formats (such as MP3), and is based on speech compression techniques.

Audio files
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Bonk Audio related extensions:
3-bit ADPCM Compressed Audio
Ableton Live Clip
Finale Music File
Enhanced Variable Rate Codec Audio
Impulse Tracker Music Module
ESU LokSound Electronic Sound

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

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

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

bink, bnk, bok, bon

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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