How to open file with BAK~ extension?

BAK~ file description

.BAK is a very common name and as the name suggests it is the backup file stored by the software to retrieve data in case of emergency. The .bak~ is a file generated by the AbiWord whenever there is a situation of auto-save. In case your app crashes while you are writing, the app will create a .bak file that will be used when you reopen the app. The .bak file contains every single information about what you were currently writing and the formatting of those writings as well. It’s like a copy until the app crashes. In case the app does not crash while writing and you are able to save your document safely, the .bak~ file will be deleted automatically.

Basic information about BAK~ file

File BAK~ is one of the files of the Backup Files category. Its full name is AbiWord Auto-Saved Document . File format BAK~ was created by AbiSource. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file BAK~ sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a BAK~ file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support BAK~ file

Programs for Windows system
Programs for Mac OS system
Programs for Linux system
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the BAK~ file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the BAK~ file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the BAK~ file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the BAK~ file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the BAK~ file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the BAK~ file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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