File Extension Library

.NKS File Extension

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

What are .NKS files and how to open them?

Can't open .NKS 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 .NKS file.

What is a .NKS file extension?

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

.NKS is Kontakt Monolith Container

Audio file used by Kontakt, an application used for audio sampling; stores a "monolith," which combines audio samples and patch information into a single file; enables audio engineers to manage sampling information more easily.

NKS files are saved in a proprietary format. Therefore, audio engineers may choose to keep the patch and sound sample data separate, which allows flexibility when using the waveform samples with other audio applications.

List of all softwares that can open the Kontakt Monolith Container
Native Instruments Kontakt
Native Instruments Kontakt

How to fix problems with .NKS files

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