.NKC File Extension

Native Kontrol Standard Container

General Information

Title NKC File Extension
Extension .nkc
Full Form Native Kontrol Standard Container
File Type Resource Container File
Developer Native Instruments
MIME Type application/x-nkc

File Function

Primary Function Store encrypted resource
Additional Functions Link to samples, Validate licenses
Features Encrypted, Proprietary format

File Characteristics

Quality High
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency No
Editable No

Use Cases

Music Production Yes
Sound Libraries Yes
Live Performance Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Piracy target
Best Practices Regular backups, License management

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Unknown
Latest Version Related to Kontakt version

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .nkx, .nkr, .nki

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
NI Kontakt Commercial Windows, Mac
NI Maschine Commercial Windows, Mac