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BKS file extension

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

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

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

✅ Windows NT Backup Selection

Windows NT Backup Selection .bks file icon
BKS file is a Windows NT Backup Selection. A backup selection file (BKS) contains data about the files and folders selected for backup.
Category: Archive files
Application: Windows NT Backup
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BKS aliases:
BKS related links:
BKS related extensions:
Windows NT Backup Archive

Windows 95/98/ME Backup

✅ IBM Library Server Bookshelf File

IBM Library Server Bookshelf File .bks file icon
BKS file is an IBM Library Server Bookshelf. The IBM Library Server is an online documentation organizer.
BKS format description not yet available
Category: Ebook files
Application: IBM Library Reader
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
BKS aliases:
BKS related links:
BKS related extensions:
IBM Softcopy Reader PDF Extended Bookshelf File

IBM Library Server Bookshelf Index File

IBM Library Server Bookcase File

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

🚫 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, bke, bkw, bkx, bkz, bls, bms, bos, bs, bsk, bus, gks

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Infinity Engine Script

🔴 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 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 .bks 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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