File Extension Library

.KDE File Extension

  • Developer by: Kaspersky Labs
  • Category: Encoded Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .KDE files and how to open them?

Can't open .KDE file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .KDE file.

What is a .KDE file extension?

.KDE file extension is created by Kaspersky Labs. .KDE has been classified as Encoded Files. The format of .KDE file is Binary.

.KDE is KryptoStorage Container File

File created by KryptoStorage and other Kaspersky antivirus and computer protection products; saves an archive of files in a password protected, encrypted format; allows users to securely store and archive sensitive personal data.

Kaspersky Labs no longer offers KryptoStorage as a standalone product. Instead, the company recommends using Kaspersky PURE software for protecting personal data. Kaspersky PURE allows users to create encrypted virtual drives, which contain a KDE file that securely stores the data. The program labels this file type as a "KAV Shell Extension."

List of all softwares that can open the KryptoStorage Container File
Kaspersky PURE

How to fix problems with .KDE files

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