Open BAK File

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What is BAK File?

File extension BAK is typically associated with the backup files created automatically by Windows operating system or other applications. BAK Files can be opened on several operating system platforms including Windows, Mac, and Linux.

How to open BAK File?

Application required to open BAK file depends on an application which created BAK file.

What are common other file extensions used for backups

Other common backup file extensions are TMP, TIB, SQL and TAR.

Is BAK file dangerous?

It may be. If BAK file was created from EXE, SYS, DRV or DLL file it may be dangerous.