.KSS File Extension

KSS-Paint Image

Developer KSS
1.0  |  1 Vote
Category Raster Image Files
Format Binary

What is a KSS file?

A KSS file is a raster image created by KSS-Paint, a graphics program for Atari computers. It contains an 8-bit, 160 x 160 pixel image. KSS images can be comprised of up to four colors.

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Screenshot of a .kss file in Piotr Fusik RECOIL
KSS file open in Piotr Fusik RECOIL

Bitmap images are digital graphics comprised of a matrix of dots known as pixels. KSS-Paint allows users to create small bitmap images. The program was released in 1985 and available for Atari computers.

How to open a KSS file

You can open a KSS file with Piotr Fusik RECOIL (multiplatform) or Tom's Editor (Web) to view the image it contains.

How to convert a KSS file

You can use RECOIL or Tom's Editor to convert KSS files to more common image formats. For example, Tom's Editor can convert KSS files to the following formats:

  • .BMP - Bitmap Image
  • .JPG - JPEG Image
  • .PNG - Portable Network Graphic
  • .GIF - Graphical Interchange Format
  • .DDS - DirectDraw Surface Image
  • .PCX - Paintbrush Bitmap Image
  • .TGA - Targa Graphic
  • .WEBP - WebP Image
  • .PSD - Photoshop Document
  • .SVG - Scalable Vector Graphic
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Programs that open KSS files

Updated November 14, 2022

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