The File Extensions Database


.BTKEY File Extension

  • Developer by: BitTorrent, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .BTKEY file?

.BTKEY is BitTorrent license key

The btkey file extension is associated with the BitTorrent and uTorrent, clients for downloading data through peer to peer bittorrent file sharing protocol.

The btkey file contains license key used to upgrade to Plus version of BitTorrent and uTorrent. Plus version contains antivirus protection, HD media player, conversion software and remote access to files.


How to open:

Use BitTorrent, uTorrent to open .btkey file.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .btkey 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 BTKEY files

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