What is a .BK File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .bk extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .bk file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .BK file?

The .BK file extension stands for FrameMaker Book File. This file extension was developed by Adobe Systems.

What to know

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

How to open a .BK file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .BK file on various operating systems.

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

The .bk file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BK file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Adobe FrameMaker software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .BK file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Adobe FrameMaker software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Adobe FrameMaker software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .BK 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Adobe FrameMaker software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .BK file?

If you cannot open the .BK file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .BK file.bk1 – Autodesk, .bk1 – Microsoft, .bk1 – CA, .bk2 – Microsoft, .bk2 – RAD Game Tools. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .BK file with the Adobe FrameMaker program on Windows and Adobe FrameMaker software on Linux.