BCK File Type

- The quick facts

What are BCK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BCK file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a BCK file?

A .BCK file is a BackupExpress Pro file. These BCK files contain the backed up files created in BackupExpress Pro, a backup software used on Mac OS X. These files protect you by ensuring that you don't lose important files, photos, videos, etc. You can back up files from your computer or hard drives.

How to open BCK files

Important: Different programs may use files with the BCK file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BCK file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different BCK openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: February 23, 2021

Other file formats using extension .BCK

While BackupExpress Pro is a popular type of BCK-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BCK extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

TNC Packed Backup

Through our analysis of BCK files, we know that one use of the format is TNC Packed Backup. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different BCK openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of BCK files. Remember, different programs may use BCK files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Visma AdministrationVisma AdministrationUser submitted
SimplyGest ProfesionalSimplyGest ProfesionalUser submitted
Hawkeye Loft Management SystemHawkeye Loft Management SystemUser submitted
ChannelChannelUser submitted
BackupXpressBackupXpressUser submitted
Hackman Hex EditorHackman Hex EditorUser submitted
StubStubUser submitted
Stone's SummaSummarumStone's SummaSummarumUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BCK-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with BCK-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!