Open KEY File – What is and How to View – Format and Programs

File type: Security Key


What is

These files usually contain the registration data or security codes written for software programs for encryption or decryption.

These files are often created after a software has been registered and are usually stored in the same directory as the application where it was installed or in some system preferences folder.

These files are also used for defining keyboard shortcuts or even for defining keyboard layouts for different languages other than English and map the keys of the keyboard with the various alphabet and symbols used in that particular language.

It is also used occasionally for storing keyboard shortcuts for quick access of functions for some software.

Apple’s Keynote is an application for creating presentations and the presentations creating using it are stored using this format.

These are usually stored or saved in the MacOSX package and includes the slides information, the images and the texts within the presentation as well as the various effects of transitions, etc which are used for the presentation purposes along with some additional XML data that is used by the presentation.


How to Open Key File

Category: Data File.
File format: Proprietary.
Open with Windows: Programs that support custom keyboard shortcuts, Operating System (for keyboard layouts):
  • Avira Antivirus Pro 2016
  • LightWave 3D
  • VMware Workstation
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus
  • Estimator
  • Sentry 2020
  • Forecast Pro
  • Top Secret Crypto Gold
Open with Linux: