HBK File Type

- The quick facts

What are HBK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a HBK 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 HBK file?

The .hbk file extension is used for a proprietary backup archive format that was developed by Han-soft. These HBK files contain copies of files that have been backed up using the Auto Backup software. This is a Windows program that was also created by Han-Soft.The Auto Backup software can allow users to manually create backup copies of the files in their Windows computers. There are also scheduling features that are available in this program, which can enable users to automatically create backup copies of their files. All backup copies of these files are made available for the user to manipulate, and these HBK files are created by the Auto Backup software so as to archive all files that have been backed up.

How to open HBK files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different HBK openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 26, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension HBK

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

MathcadMathcadUser submitted
Mathcad ProfessionalMathcad ProfessionalUser submitted
Auto BackupAuto BackupUser submitted
Mathcad PLUSMathcad PLUSUser submitted
StudyWorksStudyWorksUser submitted
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