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Basic information about NKI file

When there is a problem with opening files with the file extension NKI(*.NKI or *.nki), you do not need a computer expert. In most cases, using the helpful suggestions of experts contained in our website as well as appropriate programs, you can solve the problem with the NKI file yourself.

There are 1 file types using the NKI file extension in our database. In the further part of this page, you will find detail information about all the NKI file with their brief description and a list of programs that support NKI file sorted by operating systems. The table below provides useful information about the NKI file extension. It answers questions such as:
  • What is the NKI file?
  • How to open a NKI file?
  • What programs do I need to open a NKI file?
  • What programs help to create and edit a NKI file?
  • How to convert NKI files to another file format?
  • How to convert another files to NKI file format?

1.Detail information about NKI file extension: KONTAKT Instrument File

File type KONTAKT Instrument File Category Audio Files
Developer Native Instruments File format Binary
Description NKI file is a KONTAKT Instrument File developed by Native Instruments. Software instrument format used by Kontakt, an audio sampling application; contains samples of an instrument or other sounds that were pre-recorded for use in the sampler; can be modified with effects and other presets to make custom sounds.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert NKI files

Native Instruments KONTAKT

Native Instruments KONTAKT

How to convert NKI files to another file format?

There are 4 records in our database eligible for NKI files to another file format conversion. If you want to achieve NKI to another files conversion, you may use the option.

How to convert another files to NKI file format?

There are 2 records in our database eligible for another files to NKI file format conversion. If you want to achieve another files to NKI conversion, you may use the option.

Can't open a NKI file?

When you click a file to open it, operating system examines the filename extension. If operating system recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When operating system does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

”Can't open this file: example.NKI”。

To open this file, you install one of the applications from the list of software programs that you found here, you should be able to open, edit or convert the file with the NKI extension without any issue.

Where I can download the application that support NKI 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 required application. Most often they are the websites of software manufacturers.

How to change file associations?

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click "Open With".
  • In the "Open With" dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click "Browse" to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the ”Always use the selected program to open this kind of file” check box.

Can I change the extension of NKI files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read/open the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format. Select a software program from our list and install it on your computer. If the file has not opened correctly, you have to look for a different software program from our list. Sometimes you have to repeat the operation several times.

What else may cause problems width open a NKI file?

The reasons for the lack of the ability to open a NKI file on your computer may be at least several. The easiest thing is to find a suitable application installed on your computer, which will open a NKI file. If there is still something wrong, you might want to check:

  • Whether the NKI file is damaged.
  • Whether the NKI file is incorrectly linked in the registry entries.
  • Whether the NKI file extension has been accidentally removed from the Windows registry.
  • Whether the installation of an application that supports the NKI file format is incompletely.
  • Whether the NKI file is infected.
  • Whether the drivers of the equipment used for opening a NKI file are up to date.
  • Whether your computer has enough hardware resources to open a NKI file.

If the NKI file still not working with your software after eliminating the above shortcomings? That means that the problem is more complex and requires the help of a specialist.