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.ABK File Extension

File Type 1Automatic Backup File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
4.3 (30 Votes)
CategoryBackup Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an ABK file?

Backup file created by various programs, including CorelDRAW, Ability Office Write, and PrintMaster Gold; contains a backup of the a currently opened document or project; used to recover program data in the event of a computer crash or file corruption.

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NOTE: ABK files typically are not meant to be opened directly. Typically, the program that created them will guide users in the process of recovering any lost data.

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Programs that open ABK files
Updated 3/22/2010

File Type 2Arena Opening Book File

DeveloperMartin Blume
Popularity
4.0 (9 Votes)
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.ABK File Association 2

File used by Arena, a freeware graphical user interface used by chess engines; contains "opening book" moves, which store opening strategies for an artificial intelligence player; may contain millions of predefined moves.

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ABK files are used to reduce the computational expense of determining optimal strategies for the first several moves of a chess game.

Programs that open ABK files
Windows
Arena
Updated 3/22/2010

File Type 3Need for Speed Underground Audio File

DeveloperElectronic Arts
Popularity
3.8 (13 Votes)
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.ABK File Association 3

Audio File used by Need for Speed Underground (NFSU), a car racing game; contains game speech, music, and other sound files; used to play sound effects and music during gameplay.

Programs that open ABK files
Updated 3/22/2010

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