A ks file extension is related to the MIC (Moblin Image Creator) program and used for its kickstart files.

There are 2 other file types using
the KS file extension!

ks icon.ks - Microsoft Works spreadsheet

empty icon.ks - Keystore data

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Software that open ks file

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KS file extension - Kickstart script

What is ks file? How to open ks files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The ks file extension is associated with MIC (Moblin Image Creator) an obsolete software for Linux operating system, which enables users to create images of Linux-based systems.

The ks file stores set of instructions used to create operating system image.

This ks 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 ks file:

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Company or developer:
Various Linux developers

Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.

Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.

Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.

Help how to open:

Use any text editor to view content of *.ks files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .ks 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 .ks 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 ks file, edit ks file, convert ks file, view ks file, play ks file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ks file - Kickstart script

Click on the software link for more information about Linux operating systems. Linux operating systems uses ks 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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