There are 8 other file types using
the KEY file extension!

key file icon.key - iWork Keynote '09 presentation [common]

key file icon.key - Microsoft Windows 7 registry key [common]

key file icon.key - OS/2 archive key file

key file icon.key - ArcView geocoding matching keys

key file icon.key - DataCAD custom toolbar file

key file icon.key - Keyboard definition file

key file icon.key - Licence or encrypted security file

key file icon.key - BioWare Infinity and Aurora game engine resource file

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KEY file extension - Avira AntiVir Personal license key file

What is key file? How to open key files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The key file extension is associated with Avira AntiVir Personal, a reliable and free antivirus solution that protect computer against viruses, Trojan horses and other malicious software, developed by Avira.

A key file stores license keys obtained when a license is purchased.

The default software associated to key file type:

Avira AntiVir Personal icon

Avira GmbH logo Avira AntiVir Personal  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Avira GmbH

Avira AntiVir Personal is a free antivirus program that protects your computer from dangerous stuff like viruses, trojans, worms, redirect dialers and other malware. The free version is basically a Lite version of Avira AntiVir Premium.

Help how to open KEY files:

These files are not meant to be opened directly.

How to convert file with extension KEY:

As far as we know, this .key file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 48 2B 42 45 44 56 20 50 72 6F 64 75 63 74 73 20 4C
ASCII code: H+BEDV Products License Key File

List of recommended software applications associated to the .key file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open key file, edit key file, convert key file, view key file, play key file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others key file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with key file - Avira AntiVir Personal license key file

Click on the software link for more information about Avira AntiVir Personal. Avira AntiVir Personal uses key file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with key file by default:
Avira AntiVir Personal small icon Avira AntiVir Personal
Other suggested software:
Avira AntiVir Premium small icon Avira AntiVir Premium
Avira Premium Security Suite small icon Avira Premium Security Suite

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