KNN File Extension

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Clarion Database Key
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What is KNN file?

Full format name of files that use KNN extension is Clarion Database Key. Clarion Database Key format was developed by SoftVelocity. Files with KNN extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. KNN file belongs to the Database Files category just like 361 other filename extensions listed in our database. Clarion is by far the most used program for working with KNN files. On the official website of SoftVelocity developer not only will you find detailed information about theClarion software, but also about KNN and other supported file formats.

Programs which support KNN file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support KNN files. KNN files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support KNN file

Windows Windows

How to open file with KNN extension?

Problems with accessing KNN may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Clarion Database Key files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with KNN files.

Step 1. Get the Clarion

Install software to open KNN file Problems with opening and working with KNN files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with KNN files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Clarion. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Clarion installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit SoftVelocity website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Clarion

Update software that support file extension KNNYou still cannot access KNN files although Clarion is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Clarion cannot handle files with KNN may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Clarion.

Step 3. Assign Clarion to KNN files

After installing Clarion (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open KNN files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with KNN file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the KNN file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Clarion installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open KNN files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with KNN file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the KNN file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with KNN extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the KNN for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the KNN file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check KNN file for viruses
1. Check the KNN file for viruses or malware

If the KNN is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the KNN file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the KNN file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the KNN 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. If the KNN 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.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Clarion

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Clarion Database Key file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle KNN files.

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