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.
Apple Keynote is also available as part of the Apple iWork Office suite.
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.
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.
Sometimes problems with opening KEYNOTE files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as: