The ksh file extension is related to Unix shell script files written in KornShell programming language.

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

ksh file icon.ksh - Prodigy Internet registration file

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KSH file extension - Unix shell script

What is ksh file? How to open ksh files?

The ksh file extension is related to the KornShell programming language was designed and developed by David G. Korn at AT&T Bell Laboratories.

It is an interactive command language that provides access to the UNIX system and to many other systems, on the many different computers and workstations on which it is implemented.

The KornShell language is high-level programming language for writing applications, often more easily and quickly than with other high-level languages. This makes it especially suitable for prototyping. There are two other widely used shells, the Bourne shell developed by Steven Bourne at AT&T Bell Laboratories, and the C shell developed by Bill Joy at the University of California.

ksh has the best features of both, plus many new features of its own. Thus ksh can do much to enhance your productivity and the quality of your work, both in interacting with the system, and in programming. ksh programs are easier to write, and are more concise and readable than programs written in a lower level language such as C.

The ksh file stores shell script written in KornShell programming language.

MIME types:
application/x-ksh
text/x-script.ksh

The default software associated to ksh file type:

Terminal icon

Apple, Inc. logo Terminal  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

Terminal emulator included in the OS X operating system. It provides text-based access to the operating system.

Unix icon

The Open Group logo Unix  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  The Open Group

Unix is multi-tasking operating system for various platforms. The first version was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.

Bash icon

GNU Project logo Bash  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  GNU Project

Bash is the shell, or command language interpreter, that will appear in the GNU operating system. Bash is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). 

Help how to open KSH files:

Use any text editing tool for view kontent of *.ksh files.

How to convert file with extension KSH:

As far as we know, this .ksh 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.

Related links:

KornShell home

List of software applications associated to the .ksh 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 ksh file, edit ksh file, convert ksh file, view ksh file, play ksh file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 ksh files.

  • Open ksh file
  • Save ksh file
  • Edit ksh file
  • Others ksh file

Software that open ksh file - Unix shell script

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with ksh file by default:
Terminal small icon Terminal
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text for Mac small icon Sublime Text for Mac
Atom for Mac small icon Atom for Mac

Linux/Unix:

Main software associated with ksh file by default:
Bash small icon Bash
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text for Linux small icon Sublime Text for Linux
Atom for Linux small icon Atom for Linux

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