KEXI File Extension

KEXI file icon
Kexi Database
  • Developer
    Kexi Team
  • Popularity
    2.7 (4 votes)

What is KEXI file?

KEXI filename suffix is mostly used for Kexi Database files. Kexi Team defined the Kexi Database format standard. Files with KEXI extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux platform. KEXI file belongs to the Database Files category just like 341 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing KEXI files is Kexi. Software named Kexi was created by Kexi Team. In order to find more detailed information on the software and KEXI files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support KEXI file extension

Programs that can handle KEXI files are as follows. KEXI files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support KEXI file

Linux Linux

How to open file with KEXI extension?

Problems with accessing KEXI may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with KEXI files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Kexi

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports KEXI files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Kexi developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Kexi installed is by going to developer’s website (Kexi Team) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

You still cannot access KEXI files although Kexi is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Kexi installed, it may not support KEXI format. The most recent version of Kexi is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open KEXI files to Kexi

After installing Kexi (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open KEXI files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the KEXI with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Kexi is installed, check the Always use this app to open KEXI files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with KEXI extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Kexi and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with KEXI extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the KEXI for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the KEXI file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the KEXI file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the KEXI file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. KEXI file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the KEXI file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with KEXI extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Kexi Database file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Kexi

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support KEXI files. Close all running programs and try opening the KEXI file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Kexi Database files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with KEXI files affecting older versions of given software.

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