File Extension KEYNOTE

  • Full name
    IWork Keynote 06 Presentation
  • Developer
    Apple, Inc.
Have you encountered a problem with a KEYNOTE file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a KEYNOTE file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your KEYNOTE file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is KEYNOTE file?

The Keynote presentation software from Apple marks its presentations with the KEYNOTE extension. A KEYNOTE file can contain not only formatted text, lists, images, videos but also music and tables, which are subdivided into boards, slides or slides. In addition, many elements can be animated or fade in and out, as well as with different effects.

More info

Apple Keynote is also available as part of the Apple iWork Office suite.

Programs which can open a KEYNOTE file

How to open file with KEYNOTE extension?

In order to open a file with KEYNOTE extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening KEYNOTE file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with KEYNOTE files, follow the instructions below.
Install iWork Keynote or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening KEYNOTE files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support KEYNOTE files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of KEYNOTE files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set iWork Keynote as the default program for opening KEYNOTE files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate KEYNOTE files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the iWork Keynote applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where iWork Keynote has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with KEYNOTE files

Sometimes problems with opening KEYNOTE files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • KEYNOTE files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open KEYNOTE files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • KEYNOTE file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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