File Extension Library

.KIN File Extension

  • Developer by: Cakewalk
  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .KIN file?

.KIN file extension is created by Cakewalk. .KIN has been classified as Audio Files.

.KIN is Kinetic Music Project

Audio project file created by Kinetic, an application for creating electronic music; stores audio loops and instrument patches on a multitrack timeline; can be exported to common audio formats (e.g., .WAV or .MP3) and played in a standard audio player.

NOTE: Cakewalk Kinetic is no longer developed and was succeeded by Cakewalk SONAR.

List of all softwares that can open the Kinetic Music Project
Cakewalk SONAR X3

How to Open .KIN file on different platforms

Open .KIN File on Windows

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

Open .KIN File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .KIN 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 .KIN File on Linux

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

Open .KIN File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .KIN 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 .KIN 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 .KIN files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .KIN files

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