Open keynote file

keynote file icon Did your computer fail to open keynote file? We explain what keynote files are and recommend software that we know can open your keynote files.

What is keynote file?

A keynote file extension is used for presentations saved in Apple iWork Keynote '06, or in its previous versions. Keynote is a professional presentation tool for Mac OS X, macOS and iOS.

keynote file description

The keynote file extension is associated with Apple Keynote, a presentation software application developed as a part of the iWork productivity suite (which also includes Pages and Numbers applications) by Apple Inc.

The Keynote Presentation is XML based and may contain basic text documents or elaborated multi-page brochures, including images, special texts, tables, graphs, charts and more. be created from a blank page or based on saved template.

The keynote file is basically a folder named as document_name.keynote that  main presentation document, previews and some metadata. This file format was used in earlier versions of Keynote up to Keynote '06.

The latest versions of iWork Keynote use the key file extension instead. Keynote '09 is also able to save files in keynote format, but you have to change the presentation preferences for that. 

Software that will open keynote file

Keynote for Mac

The most popular presentation software for Mac


What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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