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

key file icon.key - iWork Keynote '09 presentation [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 - Avira AntiVir Personal license key file

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

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KEY file extension - Microsoft Windows 7 registry key

What is key file? How to open key files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

key file icon: key filetype icon

The key file extension is used in Windows 7 much like REG format in previous  versions of Windows. It is a file that contains registry information.

You can simply add the registry entry with double clicking on the .key file. You can also view and read the content in any text editor.

Be careful when handling registry file, they might contain malicious code or otherwise corrupt your computer. Always be sure to install registry entries from reliable sources.

The default software associated to key file type:

Microsoft Windows 7 icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows 7  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Windows 7 is the latest version of Microsoft Windows family of operating systems for desktops, notebooks, netbooks, tablets and media centers.

Microsoft distributes Windows 7 in four editions: Windows 7 Starter is designed for netbooks. Windows 7 Home Premium is used in home computers and notebooks. Windows 7 Professional is for business using and Windows 7 Ultimate contains all features from all previous Windows 7 editions and some others.

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Help how to open KEY files:

Opening the file in windows results in the registry data being added Windows. A *.key file can also be viewed/edited using in any text editor.

How to convert file with extension KEY:

Although you can technically "convert" key registers much like any other text file, there is practically no reason to do it, as such conversions would be pointless.

Find conversions from key file:

key to doc

key to keynote

key to pdf

key to pps

key to ppt

key to pptx

key to txt

Find converter to key file type:

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List of 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).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the key files.

  • Open key file
  • Save key file
  • Edit key file
  • Import key file
  • Export key file
  • Others key file

Software that open key file - Microsoft Windows 7 registry key

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open key file action.

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