What is KEXT file?
There are many different types of files in a computer. One type of file is the Kernel Extension (KEXT). A KEXT is a special file used by Mac OS X that contains data that will be used by the kernel. The data provides extra functionality when using the computer. This can include anything such as scanning to retrieve data, encrypting/decrypting files, launching third-party software, and more.
KEXT Format details
|Full Name||Mac OS X Kernel Extension|
Tools that will help you view KEXT files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the KEXT extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the KEXT file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the KEXT file differently than the application dedicated to handling the KEXT file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the KEXT file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the KEXT file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the KEXT file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
KEXT File Viewers
- Mac OS X
- Apple Mac OS X