The File Extensions Database

.CKP File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .CKP file?

.CKP is SQL Server Checkpoint File

Database file created by SQL Server, a relational database application; created by SQL Server when performing a restore so that the restore operation can be restarted if a failure occurs; stores database log information that is written during the restore.

Programs that open SQL Server Checkpoint File
Microsoft SQL Server 2016

How to solve problems with CKP files

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