.KT File Extension

Kotlin Source Code File

A KT file contains Kotlin source code. The Kotlin programming language is developed by JetBrains. Kotlin is compatible with Java. Kotlin can reduce Java code by 40 percent. Kotlin supports functional ...

General Information

Title Kotlin File Extension
Extension .kt
Full Form Kotlin Source Code File
File Type Source Code File
Developer JetBrains
MIME Type text/x-kotlin

File Function

Primary Function Store code
Additional Functions Compile into JVM bytecode, Native binaries, JavaScript
Features Concise, Interoperable, Safe

File Characteristics

Quality Depends on code
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Software Development Yes
Web Application Yes
Mobile Apps Yes
Server-side Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Depends on use
Best Practices Code review, Static analysis

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2011
Latest Stable Release Kotlin 1.5.31

Associated Types

Complementary Extensions .kts, .java
Compiled Extensions .class, .jar

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
IntelliJ IDEA Free, Paid Windows, Mac, Linux
Android Studio Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Eclipse Free Windows, Mac, Linux