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.NKI File Extension

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File TypeKONTAKT Instrument File

DeveloperNative Instruments
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CategoryAudio Files


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


Software instrument format used by Kontakt, an audio sampling application; contains samples of an instrument or other sounds that were pre-recorded for use in the sampler; can be modified with effects and other presets to make custom sounds.

Programs that open NKI files
Native Instruments KONTAKT
Native Instruments KONTAKT
Updated 1/10/2012

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