BMK File - opening and understanding

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

What is a BMK file?

The .bmk file extension is most commonly associated with PowerDVD MovieMark files. This file format was developed by CyberLink to store bookmarks for PowerDVD files.

The BMK bookmark files that are created with this software contain information about a PowerDVD movie, including the timestamps, video information and comments that have been created by PowerDVD MovieMark users. The BMK files do not contain any actual video data themselves.

The BMK files are commonly used to share movie reviews and comments about the associated movie via the Web.

The Microsoft Help software application has also been known to use the .bmk file suffix for its bookmark files.

How to open BMK 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 BMK for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different BMK openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension BMK

While we know of one file format using the .BMK 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 .BMK file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ALShowALShowUser submitted
ALPlayerALPlayerUser submitted
I Love LibraryI Love LibraryUser submitted
GenStat Discovery EditionGenStat Discovery EditionUser submitted
GenStat Fourteenth EditionGenStat Fourteenth EditionUser submitted
GenStat Fifteenth EditionGenStat Fifteenth EditionUser submitted
Discis BooksDiscis BooksUser submitted
MGI SoftDVD MAX DirectShowMGI SoftDVD MAX DirectShowUser submitted
Any Video Converter FreeAny Video Converter FreeUser submitted
GenStat Thirteenth EditionGenStat Thirteenth EditionUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BMK-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 BMK-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!