Files with ksd extension can be found as patch files for software produced by Native Instruments, including, Massive, Absynth and Kore applications.

There is one other file type using
the KSD file extension!

empty icon.ksd - KeepSafe encrypted data [common]

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KSD file extension - NI Massive sound data

What is ksd file? How to open ksd files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The ksd file extension is associated with various software developed by Native Instruments, including Absynth, Kore programs.

The ksd file contains sound data, which are composed in these NI software.

The default software associated to open ksd file:

Absynth icon

Native Instruments, Inc. logoAbsynth  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Native Instruments, Inc.

ABSYNTH is an exceptional synthesizer with unique sonic potential and 1,800 preset sounds. Its speciality is a limitless spectrum of unusual, evolving sounds created using the powerful, hybrid synthesis architecture and sophisticated modulation and effect system - resulting in sounds far removed from the everyday.

Native Instruments, Inc. logoKore  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Native Instruments, Inc.

KORE was once "the Next-Generation WorkstatioLn – a powerful software / hardware system with a versatile library of more than 500 production-ready sounds with over 3,000 sound variations, plus over 100 effect settings. Find, play, and tweak sounds with unprecedented speed, power and ease. NI decided to discontinue the product with last version being the 2.

MASSIVE picture or screenshot

Native Instruments, Inc. logoMASSIVE  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Native Instruments, Inc.

A software synthesizer for synth basses and leads.The analog concept belies the contemporary, cutting-edge sound it generates. The high-end engine delivers pure quality, lending an undeniable virtue and character to even the most saturated of sounds.

Help how to open:

Use Massive and other NI programs to open *.ksd files.

How to convert:

Use NI apps to convert *.ksd files to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .ksd 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 ksd file, edit ksd file, convert ksd file, view ksd file, play ksd 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 ksd files.

Software that open ksd file - NI Massive sound data

Programs supporting the exension ksd on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open ksd file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ksd file by default:
Absynth small icon Absynth


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