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.BAK~ File Extension

File TypeAbiWord Auto-Saved Document

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CategoryBackup Files

What is a BAK~ file?

Auto-saved document created by AbiWord, an open source word processor; stores a backup copy of the currently-open document; used for recovering documents if the program unexpectedly shuts down.

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BAK~ files are named with the original file name plus the ".bak~" extension. For example, myDocument.rtf has the auto-saved document myDocument.rtf.bak~.

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Programs that open BAK~ files
Updated 11/8/2010

About BAK~ Files

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