iWork Keynote '09 presentation file definition and 9 other types and linked programs information.
How to Open Key Files
File extension key is used by following type(s):
|type 1 description:|
|iWork Keynote '09 presentation|
that open key files:
iWork (Apple OS X)
|type 2 description:|
|Microsoft Windows 7 registry key|
|It is used in Windows 7 much like REG format in previous versions of Windows. It is a file that contains registry information.|
You can simply add the registry entry with double clicking on the .key file. You can also view and read the content in any text editor.
Be careful when handling registry file, they might contain malicious code or otherwise corrupt your computer. Always be sure to install registry entries from reliable sources.
that open key files:
|type 3 description:|
|ArcView geocoding matching keys|
|It is used by ESRI ArcView for a format that contain geocoding matching keys in ODB format. Probably some sort of specialized GIS file type.|
|type 4 description:|
|Avira AntiVir Personal license key files|
|KEY file suffix is related to Avira AntiVir and used for a format that hold license data.|
|type 5 description:|
|BioWare Infinity and Aurora game engine resource|
|TIt is also used in Bioware's Infinity and Aurora game engines for files that hold some resource data. Used in such successful titles as Baldur's Gate or Neverwinter Nights.|
|type 6 description:|
|DataCAD custom toolbar|
|It is also used by DataCAD 3D CAD software.|
A *.key file used in this program contains customized toolbar that can be imported to the program. Old file format replaced by DTB format in latest versions of DataCAD.
|type 7 description:|
|It is sometimes used for settings format that contains saved keyboard layouts, shortcuts, keybinds or other configuration data for keyboards. Such formats are frequently used in computer games.|
|type 8 description:|
|Licence or encrypted security files|
|It is frequently used by various programs for files that hold various encrypted data or keys, such as program licenses.|
These are not meant to be opened directly. Programs access them to verify legally purchased licenses and such. For example antivirus programs like Avira or Kaspersky use *.key files to store personal licenses.
Also used for various encrypted (keys) by security programs.
|type 9 description:|
|OS/2 archive key files|
|It is associated with OS/2 operating system and used for archive key .|
that open key suffix: