.BNK File Extension
File Type 1Adlib Instrument Bank
What is a BNK file?
Instrument banks accessed by Adlib Visual Composer, a music composition program; designed to be loaded with .ROL files; contains custom instrument data to accompany the ROL files that contain the notes to play the instruments that make up the scores.
The bank file used by Adlib Tracker II has the .A2B extension.
NOTE: AdLib Visual Composer is a DOS oriented program and can be run on Windows with a DOS plugin.
standard.bnk - Original BNK file containing a variety of voices to choose from.
File Type 2Spotify Playlist File
.BNK File Association 2
Playlist created by Spotify, a music streaming program; contains your playlist data, which are the tracks you've added to the playlist; you typically never see it unless you dig through the program's code.
In Windows, these files are located in the following directory C:\Users\.CONFIG\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Users\USER_ID.
To be safe and protect your playlist from unwanted edits or accidental deletion, you should locate your specific playlist.bnk file in the directory and copy it to another folder on your computer for safekeeping.
playlist.bnk - Most common name used with the BNK extension.
File Type 3Test Drive Unlimited Data Package
.BNK File Association 3
Package format used by Test Drive Unlimited (TDU), a sports car racing game; contains individual game data files, such as 3D models, sound effects, and music files.
The contents of a BNK file can be extracted using a third-party utility, such as TDU Modding Tools. Edited BNK files may be used to modify the gameplay of Test Drive Unlimited.
File Type 4ExamView Question Bank File
.BNK File Association 4
A BNK file is a data file created by Turning Technologies ExamView, a program used to create assignments and assessment questions to evaluate student performance. It contains a bank of one or more questions created by the Test Generator tool included with ExamView. BNK files can be opened by the Question Bank Editor, which is part of ExamView.
In order to open a BNK file in ExamView you must be using the Question Bank Editor module in ExamView. You can identify which module you are using by looking at the active module name displayed in the title bar of the ExamView window. To switch to the Question Bank Editor module, select.