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BKY File Extension

Bookkey Bookmark/keyword Data

What is BKY file?

Full format name of files that use BKY extension is Bookkey Bookmark/keyword Data. BKY file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with BKY extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 6033 various file formats. Users are advised to use miTaggedMarks software for managing BKY files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. miTaggedMarks software was developed by Michael Valentiner-Branth, and on its official website you may find more information about BKY files or the miTaggedMarks software program.

Programs which support BKY file extension

Programs that can handle BKY files are as follows. BKY files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support BKY file

How to open file with BKY extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening BKY files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with BKY files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install miTaggedMarks software

Install software to open BKY file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening BKY files is that no program that can handle BKY files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install miTaggedMarks or one to the listed programs: Bookmarks by Keywords. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support BKY files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading miTaggedMarks installed is by going to developer’s website (Michael Valentiner-Branth) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update miTaggedMarks to the latest version

Update software that support file extension BKYIf the problems with opening BKY files still occur even after installing miTaggedMarks, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of miTaggedMarks is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why BKY files are not compatible with miTaggedMarks. The latest version of miTaggedMarks should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign miTaggedMarks to BKY files

If you have the latest version of miTaggedMarks installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage BKY on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with BKY file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the BKY with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where miTaggedMarks is installed, check the Always use this app to open BKY files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with BKY file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the BKY file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with BKY extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the BKY is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the BKY file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check BKY file for viruses
1. Check the BKY file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the BKY is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. BKY file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with BKY extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the BKY file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with BKY extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle miTaggedMarks

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support BKY files. Close all running programs and try opening the BKY file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Bookkey Bookmark/keyword Data files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle BKY files.

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