.KEXT File Extension

Mac OS X Kernel Extension

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3.6  |  12 Votes
Category System Files
Format Binary

What is a KEXT file?

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.

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Programs that open or reference KEXT files

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Updated January 13, 2015

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