DKT File Extension

DKT file icon
DiGiTIAL THUNDER Drum Kit Format
  • Developer
    d-lusion interactive media
  • Popularity
    2.7 (4 votes)

What is DKT file?

DKT is a file extension commonly associated with DiGiTIAL THUNDER Drum Kit Format files. d-lusion interactive media defined the DiGiTIAL THUNDER Drum Kit Format format standard. Files with DKT extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DKT file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. The software recommended for managing DKT files is Drumstation. Software named Drumstation was created by d-lusion. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DKT files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DKT file extension

Programs that can handle DKT files are as follows. Files with DKT extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support DKT file

How to open file with DKT extension?

Being unable to open files with DKT extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with DKT extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Drumstation

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports DKT files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Drumstation and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Drumstation website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Drumstation and update if needed

If the problems with opening DKT files still occur even after installing Drumstation, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Drumstation is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Drumstation installed, it may not support DKT format. The most recent version of Drumstation is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Drumstation to DKT files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DKT files with latest version of Drumstation you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the DKT with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Drumstation is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open DKT files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the DKT file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DKT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the DKT for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the DKT file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the DKT in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the DKT is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. DKT file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the DKT file’s structure is intact

If the DKT file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the DKT file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the DiGiTIAL THUNDER Drum Kit Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Drumstation

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DKT extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with DiGiTIAL THUNDER Drum Kit Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DKT files.

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