File Extension BMK

File type: Help Bookmarks

About the BMK file type:

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The .bmk file format is employed by the Windows Help of Microsoft in every program it runs. The Help file allows the usage of associated type of files such as the Help Bookmark or BMK, the Help Project File or HPJ, the Bitmap Image or BMP, the Rich Text Format or RTF and others. Once the Windows Help application is accessed, the contents of the file extension .bmk display the precise location of the information required to satisfy the search query of the user. Moreover, the file extension .bmk provides the Help file of Windows with information about what pages inside the help file have been accessed already by the computer user. These are then marked with the appropriate color assignments for the links. The relative value of specific pages is also stored in the consequently opened Help file.

Detailed information for file extension BMK

Category: System Files
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: Microsoft Windows Help
Open with Linux: N/A
Since the file extension .bmk has been made under the 32-bit and 16-bit file types, it is accessible in applications running under the platforms of Windows Legacy. Other Operating Systems with the server-type running on a 64-bit interface such as the Windows Vista are unable to recognize the .bmk or .hlp file types. The support for the .bmk and .hlp file types is limited up until the Windows XP.