Having trouble opening .bk1 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what bk1 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open bk1 files. You can download these programs through this page.
What is a BK1 file?
Bk1 file extension has ERwin Backup file type, developed by CA, which is associated with the "backup files" category.
ERwin Data Modeler is a data modeling application that saves its backup files with the .BK1 extension. They are created automatically each time you open an .ER1 file (contains diagrams generated in Erwin Data Modeler). If the original ER1 file gets corrupted, you can restore it with the corresponding .BK1 file. Only older Erwin Data Modeler versions use BK1 files.
To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.
How to open BK1 file?
Double click the bk1 file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .bk1 extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.
Method 1: Fix file association errors
Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the bk1 extension associations' problem in no time:
- Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
- Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
- Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
Method 2: Download the appropriate software
The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the bk1 file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.
Programs that open BK1 files
Method 3: Use universal file viewer
In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the bk1 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.