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.WBK File Extension

File Type 1Word Document Backup

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.0 (3 Votes)
CategoryBackup Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a WBK file?

Backup file created by Microsoft Word, a popular word processor; contains a backup copy of a Word document (.DOC); used to recover a document file in the event that it is deleted or corrupted.

More Information

WBK backup files are automatically created when the "Always create backup copy" option is enabled in Word. You may enable this option in Word 2003 by navigating to Tools → Options → Save. In Word 2007, select Word Options → Advanced from the Microsoft Office Button.

NOTE: If a WBK file is not found on your system, there may also be an auto-save file (.ASD) that can recover the Word document.

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Programs that open WBK files
Updated 3/5/2010

File Type 2WordPerfect Workbook

DeveloperCorel
Popularity
2.0 (2 Votes)
CategoryText Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.WBK File Association 2

Workbook document created by Corel WordPerfect (part of WordPerfect Office).

Programs that open WBK files
Updated 2006

About WBK Files

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