.BKS File Extension

.BKS File Extension

File Type 1

NTBackup Settings File

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
3.9  |  8 Votes
Category Settings Files
Format Text

What is a BKS file?

File used by NTBackup, a Windows program used to create backups; stores a list of backup directories and file names in a plain text format; may specify directory or file inclusions and exclusions; may also specify to backup the system state.

More Information

BKS files are used to create automated backups of Windows files. They may store files, registry information, and other system status information. When executed, NTBackup creates .BKF backup files.

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Programs that open BKS files

Windows
Microsoft NTBackup
Updated March 19, 2010
File Type 2

Microsoft Works Spreadsheet Backup File

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
3.5  |  2 Votes
Category Spreadsheet Files
Format Binary

What is a BKS file?

Spreadsheet backup file (.WPS file) created by Microsoft Works; generated automatically as a backup in case the original spreadsheet file becomes corrupted and cannot be opened.

More Information

The file extension may need to be changed from ".bks" to ".wps" in order to open correctly.

NOTE: Microsoft Works has been discontinued and is no longer available.

Programs that open BKS files

Windows
Updated June 4, 2015

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