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Details of the .bck file extension

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

  • What is the .bck file?
  • What program do I need to open a .bck file?
  • How can the .bck file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .bck?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .bck extension?
  • How can I convert .bck files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .bck?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.bck file extension details

HP OpenVMS Backup File

HP OpenVMS Backup File .bck file icon
BCK file is a HP OpenVMS Backup File. HP OpenVMS features high-availability, scalability, security, industry-leading cluster technology and enhanced flexibility for large-scale SMP systems.
BCK format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: HP OpenVMS
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BCK aliases:
BCK related links:
BCK related extensions:
Backup Copy File

HP OpenVMS Help Library

HP OpenVMS Macro Library

HP OpenVMS Text Library

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

.bck file extension error

The .bck file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cbk, hck, bdk, bcm, bcl, ck, bsk, bkc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Backup Copy File
DYMO CardScan Backup Data
OS/2 Floppy Disk Image
MGS Hinge CK File
Business Card Designer Plus Document
Microsoft Works Communications Script Backup
Microsoft Office Business Contact Manager Data
Illumina CASAVA Base Call
ChucK Source Code
Blaise Database BSK Data
open .bck file

Can't open a .bck 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:


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 .bck file association, check the FAQ.

.bck file extension

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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