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What are FBK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a FBK file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your FBK files.

What is a FBK file?

FBK files have multiple uses, and FamilyTree Backup is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

FamilyTree Backup File

Family Tree Maker is a genealogy software program that you can use to create and research your family tree.

When you backup your data in this program, it is stored in compressed form in an FBK backup file. Use this file to recover a damaged database or to move the data to another computer.

How to open FBK files

We have identified one FBK opener that is compatible with this specific type of FBK file.

Programs that open FamilyTree Backup files

Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .FBK

While FamilyTree Backup File is a popular type of FBK-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .FBK file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Backup File

These files are created by the Microsoft Dynamics NAV software application, previously known as Microsoft Navision. FBK files used by this software contain a backup of a database created with the program. These files often contain financial data used in the analysis and management of business information and are a backup copy of the applicant's FDB files.

The FBK files stored on a user's system can be used to restore the original FDB file if the FDB file becomes lost or corrupted.

FBK opener for Windows

We have identified one FBK opener that is compatible with this specific type of FBK file.

Telix Phonebook

We know that one FBK format is Telix Phonebook. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Lenovo FingerprintLenovo FingerprintUser submitted
Art DabblerArt DabblerUser submitted
FamilienstammbaumFamilienstammbaumUser submitted
Family Archive ViewerFamily Archive ViewerUser submitted
BURY Time SuiteBURY Time SuiteUser submitted

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