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.NKX File Extension

File TypeKontakt Monolith Container File

DeveloperNative Instruments
Popularity
3.7 (3 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is an NKX file?

Audio file used by Kontakt, a professional audio sampling application; saves a "monolith," which combines the audio samples and the patch information into a single file; enables the data to be stored together instead of in separate files, which can cause file path referencing problems.

More Information

NKX files save the audio information in a proprietary format. Therefore, sometimes audio engineers prefer to keep the sound samples separate from the patch information so that they can use the samples freely with other applications.

NOTE: More recent versions of Kontakt use .NKS files for monolith container files.

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Programs that open NKX files
Windows
Native Instruments Kontakt
Mac
Native Instruments Kontakt
Updated 9/21/2011

About the file extension nkx

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