.KT2 File Extension

Kontakt 2 Library File

The KT2 file extension is created by Native Instruments for the Battery software. This application generates drum sounds and rhythms from audio samples. The KT2 file comprises a drum kit's sound sampl...

General Information

Title KT2 File Extension
Extension .kt2
Full Form Kontakt 2 Library File
File Type Audio Sample Library File
Developer Native Instruments
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store instrument samples
Additional Functions Store patches, settings
Features Multisampling, Key mapping

File Characteristics

Quality High fidelity
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Within software

Use Cases

Music Production Yes
Sound Design Yes
Live Performances Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Rare
Best Practices Regular updates, Backups

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release After 2002
Superseded by .nki, .nkm (Kontakt 3+)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .nki, .nkm, .ncw

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Native Instruments Kontakt Paid Windows, Mac
Native Instruments Komplete Paid Windows, Mac