.BPS File Extension

File Type:
Works Document Backup

Having trouble opening .bps extension? Don't panic! This page explains what bps files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open bps files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BPS file?

Bps file extension has Works Document Backup file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "backup files" category.

It is a backup file for documents created with Microsoft Works (those files have the .WPS extension). Microsoft Works often creates .BPS files when it crashes while the user is working in the program. The program allows setting backup preferences manually. 


To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
Works Document Backup
Backup Files

How to open BPS file?

Double click the bps 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 .bps 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 bps 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".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the bps 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 BPS 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 bps file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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