What is a .BAK File And How To Open It – Wondershare (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .bak extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .bak file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .BAK file?

The file extension .BAK is from MobileTrans Backup File.The developer of this file extension is Wondershare. The file is a backup file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .bak file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .BAK file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .BAK file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .BAK file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .bak file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Wondershare MobileTrans software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Wondershare MobileTrans.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BAK file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Wondershare MobileTrans software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .BAK file on Mac

To open the .bak file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Wondershare MobileTrans software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Wondershare MobileTrans.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .BAK file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Wondershare MobileTrans software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .BAK file?

If you cannot open the .BAK file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .BAK file.bak – Bookmarks Backup File, .bak – The Sage Group, .bak – MakeMusic, .bak – Re-Logic, .bak – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .BAK file with the Wondershare MobileTrans program on Windows and Wondershare MobileTrans program on Mac.