File Extension Library

.BKUP File Extension

  • Category: Backup Files

What is an .BKUP file?

.BKUP file extension has been classified as Backup Files.

.BKUP is Backup File

A BKUP file is a generic backup file used by various programs and scripts for creating backups. It may be used for a variety of purposes, such as a backup of critical data files, word processing documents, or logs. BKUP files are used for restoring the original files in case an unexpected event occurs.

If you discover a BKUP file on your computer, it most likely was created by a program that is, or was, installed on your computer. BKUP files are typically created in a folder located in the installation directory of the program that created it.

NOTE: One example use of BKUP files is with cPanel and WHM, a web server management software, which uses BKUP files for Awstats server traffic logging.

List of all softwares that can open the Backup File

How to Open .BKUP file on different platforms

Open .BKUP File on Windows

  • Right-click a .BKUP
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .BKUP file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .BKUP files" Press "Ok"

Open .BKUP File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .BKUP file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .BKUP File on Linux

Right click on the .BKUP file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .BKUP File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .BKUP file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .BKUP File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .BKUP files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .BKUP files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .BKUP files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .BKUP file format
  2. You need to check the .BKUP file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)