BTSKEY file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.btskey - BitTorrent Sync Data

The BTSKEY data files are related to BitTorrent. The BTSKEY file is a BitTorrent Sync Data. BitTorrent is a communication protocol for peer-to-peer file sharing (P2P) which is used to distribute data and electronic files over the Internet.

Data files
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BitTorrent Sync Data related extensions:
BitTorrent Incomplete Download File
BitTorrent Sync Unfinished Download
BitTorrent Skin Data
BitTorrent Meta File

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

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

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


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

uTorrent License Key

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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