.KS File Extension

.KS File Extension

2 file types use the .ks file extension.
File Type 1

Kickstart File

Developer N/A
3.5  |  6 Votes
Category System Files
Format Text

What is a KS file?

File used for creating images of Linux-based operating systems such as Red Hat, CentOS, and Tizen; contains a series of instructions that are used for automatic, unattended construction of an operating system (OS) image that can be used for running the OS.

More Information

Kickstart files are used by MIC (Moblin Image Creator, now obsolete) and MIC2 (MeeGo Image Creator) for building images.

NOTE: For details about the Kickstart format, refer to the Fedora Kickstart page.

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Programs that open KS files

Updated January 16, 2013
File Type 2

Keystore File

Developer N/A
1.8  |  4 Votes
Category Encoded Files
Format Binary

What is a KS file?

Security file used for a variety of verification purposes; stores cryptographic keys and certificates that are referenced to prove authenticity; password protected.

More Information

The main uses for KS files are encrypting SSLs or for identifying an author of an Android app when publishing or creating an update.

Programs that open or reference KS files

Updated December 15, 2014

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