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BACKUP file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .backup file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .backup file?
  • What program do I need to open a .backup file?
  • How can the .backup file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .backup files to another format?

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4 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

✅ pgAdmin Database Backup

.backup
pgAdmin Database Backup .backup file icon
Description:
The BACKUP file is a pgAdmin Database Backup. PgAdmin is a management tool for PostgreSQL and derivative relational databases.
BACKUP format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: pgAdmin
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BACKUP aliases:
-
BACKUP related links:
-
BACKUP related extensions:
-

✅ Navicat for MySQL Backup Data

.backup
Navicat for MySQL Backup Data .backup file icon
Description:
The BACKUP file is a Navicat for MySQL Backup Data. Navicat for MySQL is a solution for MySQL/MariaDB administration and development. It is a single application that allows you to connect to MySQL and MariaDB databases simultaneously.
BACKUP format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Navicat for MySQL
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BACKUP aliases:
-
BACKUP related links:
-
BACKUP related extensions:
Navicat for SQLite Import Wizard Profile

Navicat for SQLite Data Synchronization Profile

Navicat for MySQL Backup Profile

Navicat for MySQL Export Query Result Profile

Navicat for MariaDB Backup Profile

Navicat for MySQL Batch Job

Navicat for Oracle Structure Synchronization Data

Navicat for Oracle Data Synchronization Profile Data

Navicat for PostgreSQL Backup Profile

Navicat for PostgreSQL Exported Table

✅ Ad-Aware Backup Data

.backup
Ad-Aware Backup Data .backup file icon
Description:
The BACKUP file is an Ad-Aware Backup Data. Ad-Aware is a popular anti-spyware and anti-malware software developed by Lavasoft.
BACKUP format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Ad-Aware
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BACKUP aliases:
-
BACKUP related links:
-
BACKUP related extensions:
Ad-Aware Quarantined File

Ad-Aware Definitions Data

Ad-Aware Signature Data

Ad-Aware Language Data

Ad-Aware Backup Data

Ad-Aware Skin Data

Ad-Aware Language Data

✅ Android Backup Data

.backup
Android Backup Data .backup file icon
Description:
The BACKUP file is an Android Backup Data. Android is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
BACKUP format description not yet available
Category: Archive files
Application: Android OS
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BACKUP aliases:
-
BACKUP related links:
-
BACKUP related extensions:
Symbian Install Package

Nokia Phone Add-on Software

SymbianOS Compiled Resource

SymbianOS Compiled Application

Symbian Series 3 Install Package

S60 Web Runtime Widget Package

Android Application Package

SymbianOS Pre-processed Resource

SymbianOS Resource Header

Android Compiled Executable

✅ Backup Copy File

.bak
Backup Copy File .bak file icon
Description:
The BAK file is a Backup Copy file. The .BAK is a filename extension commonly used to signify a backup copy of a file.
BAK format description not yet available
Category: Other files
Application: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BAK aliases:
backup, bk, old, ori, orig, ren
BAK related links:
-
BAK related extensions:
Windows Backup Catalog

HP OpenVMS Backup File

Windows Backup Verify File

HP OpenVMS Help Library

HP OpenVMS Macro Library

HP OpenVMS Text Library

HP OpenVMS ACL Editor Journal Data

HP OpenVMS List Data

Other types of files may also use the .backup file extension.

🚫 The .backup file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bckup

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Time Machine Backup Data

🔴 Can't open a .backup 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 cannot open this file:

example.backup

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .backup file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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