A k4 file extension is related to DataFlex, a 4GL Object Oriented database programming language. A k4 file stores index.

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K4 file extension - DataFlex index

What is k4 file? How to open k4 files?

File type specification:

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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.

In DataFlex 2.x, the k10 index was always a 'batch' index, which means its contents were not updated when the datafile was updated. Batch indexes are only updated when the index is (re)created with dfindex or dfsort, depending on which version of DataFlex you have. This provided some advantages in certain situations, but most of those advantages have become obsolete with the faster computers and larger hard drives we enjoy today.

Depending on your backup medium, it can be faster to simply reindex a datafile versus restoring the file from the backup medium.

This k4 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open k4 file:

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:

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:

As far as we know, this .k4 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.

Find converter to k4 file type:

bp to k4

List of software applications associated to the .k4 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open k4 file, edit k4 file, convert k4 file, view k4 file, play k4 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 k4 files.

Programs that can create k4 file - DataFlex index

Programs supporting the exension k4 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about DataFlex for create k4 file action.


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