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.KEXT File Extension

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File TypeMac OS X Kernel Extension

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Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Mac OS X extension that provides additional OS functionality for a device or program; commonly used for peripherial device drivers; typically found in the /System/Library/Extensons/ directory.

More Information

You should not manually move or delete KEXT files since it can cause a kernel panic and Mac OS X to freeze.

Program(s) that open .KEXT files
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Updated 1/13/2015