How to open a file with .XLK extension?

File Type : Excel Backup (Microsoft Corporation)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .XLK file

Searching for the right program to open .XLK files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.

We recommend that you run a free scan to check for missing drivers.


What is .XLK file extension?

Backup file created by Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet program; contains a backup copy of a .XLS file; used to recover spreadsheet data in the event that a spreadsheet file is lost or corrupted. NOTE: XLK files are used by Excel 2000 and earlier. However, they may still be opened in Excel 2007.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open XLKfiles:

  • Microsoft Excel 2013
  • Microsoft Excel 2011