The .k3 file extension is related to the DataFlex database programming language and used for its index files.

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K3 file extension - DataFlex index file

What is k3 file? How to open k3 files?

File type specification:

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The K3 file extension is associated with the DataFlex a 4GL object oriented database programming language introduced in 1978 by Data Access Corporation. The .k3 file stores index of DataFlex datafiles.

DataFlex index files have a .K* extension. The * of K* is a one or two digit number. Values of K* will range from K1 through K15.

The default software associated to k3 file type:

The Database Managers, Inc. logoDataFlex  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
The Database Managers, Inc.

Relational, 4GL Object Oriented database programming language, DataFlex is used to run database programs without being recompiled, across Windows and Unix platforms.

Help how to open K3 files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension K3:

As far as we know, this .k3 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.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .k3 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open k3 file, edit k3 file, convert k3 file, view k3 file, play k3 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others k3 file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with k3 file - DataFlex index file

Click on the software link for more information about DataFlex. DataFlex uses k3 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.).


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