The File Extensions Database


.BKU File Extension

  • Developer by: The Sage Group plc
  • Category: Backup Files

What is an .BKU file?

.BKU is Timeslips backup

The bku file extension is associated with the Timeslips, a software for Microsoft Windows operating system used for timekeeping and billing operations.

The bku file stores backup from Timeslips app.


How to open:

Use Timeslips to work with Timeslips.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .bku file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to solve problems with BKU files

  • Associate the BKU file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BKU file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BKU files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BKU file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .BKU is Timeslips backup. Because only the current version supports the latest BKU file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the The Sage Group plc manufacturer website after an available .BKU is Timeslips backup update.
  • To make sure that your BKU file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.