The file extension FBK is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Microsoft Navision, AutoCAD, FlashFXP, and Family Tree Maker. FBK files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the FBK file extension is related to Microsoft Navision, the file is categorized as a backup file type which contains financial data stored in a database format. FBK files are used to backup and restore financial information created with Navision in the event of file corruption or other type of data loss. FBK files work in conjunction with the file extension FDB, which is the primary file used to create financial databases with Navision. Microsoft Navision is also known as Microsoft Dynamic NAV and is a business management solution for small to medium-sized businesses.
FBK files which are part of AutoCAD Civil 3D are a data file type which stores point data for Building Information Modeling (BIM) in a plain text format. The points are used for civil engineering designs and originate from survey files before they are converted and then imported into the AutoCAD Civil 3D application.
If the file extension FBK is associated with FlashFXP, the file is categorized as a configuration file type which contains settings and configurations for the FlashFXP software application. FlashFXP is produced by iniCom Networks and is a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) application which is used to transfer files and data from your PC to an online server.
FBK files which are used with Family Tree Maker are a backup file type that stores family genealogy research in a compressed file format. FBK files back up the data from file extension FTW, which is the primary file used with the Family Tree Maker software application. Family Tree Maker is provided by Ancestry.com to save information collected during genealogy research.
How to Open FBK Files
Since the file extension FBK can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. FBK files vary in content, so you may already have a program which will open them.
If FBK files are associated with Microsoft Navision, they can be opened using Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Navision Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution. Microsoft Dynamics NAV is available in both a demo and trial version as well as a paid version on the Microsoft website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system.
FBK files which are related to AutoCAD Civil 3D can be opened using AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 which is available in a paid version on the Autodesk Store website. AutoCAD Civil 3D is compatible with the Windows operating system. You can also open and view the contents of this type of FBK file using a text editing application since the file is stored in a plain text format.
If you are using the Windows, you can open AutoCAD FBK files with WordPad, Notepad, TextPad, or Microsoft Word. For Mac OS X, FBK files can be opened using Apple TextEdit, MacroMates TextMate, or MacVim. For the Linux operating system, you can use AbiWord, gEdit, GNU Emacs, Leafpad, or Nano Editor to open and view the contents of FBK files.
If the file extension FBK is associated with FlashFXP, the file should be opened using the FlashFXP software application since this type of FBK file assists with running FlashFXP. FlashFXP 4.3.0 is available as a free trial download on the FlashFXP website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system.
FBK files which are created with Family Tree Maker can be opened using the Family Tree Maker software application. Opening FBK files with its native application also ensures the family tree formatting remains intact. Family Tree Maker is available as a paid download on the Ancestry.com website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.
If you receive an FBK file as an email attachment which was created with Family Tree Maker and you do not have the program, you can use an alternative program such as GEDCOM to open this type of FBK file. GEDCOM (Genealogical Data Communications) is an alternative genealogy application which can be accessed by logging onto the GEDCOM or Family Search.org websites.