.ABK File Extension
- Category: Backup Files
- Format: Binary
What is an .ABK file?
.ABK is Automatic Backup File
Backup file created by various programs, including CorelDRAW, Ability Office Write, and PrintMaster Gold; contains a backup of the a currently opened document or project; used to recover program data in the event of a computer crash or file corruption.
NOTE: ABK files typically are not meant to be opened directly. Typically, the program that created them will guide users in the process of recovering any lost data.
File Type 2 Arena Opening Book File
File used by Arena, a freeware graphical user interface used by chess engines; contains "opening book" moves, which store opening strategies for an artificial intelligence player; may contain millions of predefined moves.
ABK files are used to reduce the computational expense of determining optimal strategies for the first several moves of a chess game.
File Type 3 Need for Speed Underground Audio File
Audio File used by Need for Speed Underground (NFSU), a car racing game; contains game speech, music, and other sound files; used to play sound effects and music during gameplay.