File Extension Library

.NKM File Extension

  • Developer by: Native Instruments
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .NKM file?

.NKM file extension is created by Native Instruments. .NKM has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .NKM file is Binary.

.NKM is Kontakt Multi Instrument File

Audio file used by Kontakt, a professional audio sampling application; saves multiple software instruments and their presets; allows the instruments to be saved together whereas an .NKI file allows only one instrument to be saved.

List of all softwares that can open the Kontakt Multi Instrument File
Native Instruments Kontakt
Native Instruments Kontakt
File Type 2:

Mario Kart DS Track Data File

Developer by: Nintendo Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Game file used by Mario Kart DS, a go-kart racing game featuring the Super Mario characters; located inside an .NARC archive and contains the starting position, spawn points, camera positions, and other track information.

List of all softwares that can open the Mario Kart DS Track Data File
MKDS Course Modifier

How to Open .NKM file on different platforms

Open .NKM File on Windows

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

Open .NKM File on Mac

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

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

Open .NKM File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .NKM files

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