File Extension Library


.KAD File Extension

  • Developer by: Native Instruments, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .KAD file?

.KAD file extension is created by Native Instruments, Inc.. .KAD has been classified as Various data Files.

.KAD is Kore user data

The kad file extension is associated with the Kore software, hardware synthesizer controller and librarian available for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X (macOS).

The kad file stores data related to user profile for Kore.

.KAD file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .KAD file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


How to open:

The *.kad files are used for internal purposes of Kore.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .kad file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .KAD file on different platforms

Open .KAD File on Windows

  • Right-click a .KAD
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .KAD file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .KAD files" Press "Ok"

Open .KAD File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .KAD file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .KAD File on Linux

Right click on the .KAD file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .KAD File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .KAD file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .KAD File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .KAD files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .KAD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .KAD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .KAD file format
  2. You need to check the .KAD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)