BK File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a BK file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .BK files.

What is a BK file?

The BK file format was developed by Adobe Systems, Inc. as a document that uses the .bk file extension. This is for one of their software products.These BK files are generated by a word processing program called Adobe FrameMaker. A .bk file contains ebook data that has been created and saved by a user through the Adobe FrameMaker software.Also known as Adobe FrameMaker book files, these BK files contain multimedia content that has been stored by a user in an Adobe FrameMaker ebook project. This multimedia content may include text, graphics or images, links, formatting attributes and layout properties. These .bk files may also contain metadata details.Adobe FrameMaker can be used to create, open, view and edit the content of these .bk files. These BK files may also be opened in Adobe FrameMaker then saved in a more standard ebook format like PDF.

How to open BK files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension BK for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different BK openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension BK

While we know of one file format using the .BK file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .BK file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Movie Magic ScreenwriterMovie Magic ScreenwriterUser submitted
Kingsoft OfficeKingsoft OfficeUser submitted
Kryptel Enterprise EditionKryptel Enterprise EditionUser submitted
Kryptel Standard EditionKryptel Standard EditionUser submitted
Hollywood ScreenwriterHollywood ScreenwriterUser submitted
KryptelKryptelUser submitted
Backup8 - Archive ExplorerBackup8 - Archive ExplorerUser submitted
Spatial Management SystemSpatial Management SystemUser submitted
MathCheckMathCheckUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BK-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 BK-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!