The File Extensions Database

.BKUP File Extension

  • Category: Backup Files

What is an .BKUP file?

.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.

Programs that open Backup File

How to solve problems with BKUP files

  • Associate the BKUP file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BKUP file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BKUP files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BKUP 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 .BKUP is Backup File. Because only the current version supports the latest BKUP file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .BKUP is Backup File update.
  • To make sure that your BKUP file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.