.KNT File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .KNT file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2023.

KNT File Recovery

What is a .KNT file?

Text file created with KeyNote, a multi-featured notebook program based on Windows standard RichEdit control; allows multiple notes to be saved in a single file; supports advanced text formatting as well as styles, macros, plugins, and templates.

What Are Common Causes of ".KNT" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes of ".KNT" files being lost or experiencing failure. Some of these causes include:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete ".KNT" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer's storage.
  2. Software or hardware issues: Software glitches, system crashes, or hardware failures can lead to data loss, including ".KNT" files.
  3. Virus or malware attacks: Viruses or malware can infect and corrupt ".KNT" files, making them inaccessible or causing them to be deleted.
  4. File system errors: File system errors or corruption can result in the loss or failure of ".KNT" files.
  5. Power outages: Unexpected power outages or improper system shutdowns can cause data loss, including ".KNT" files that were not properly saved.
  6. Formatting or partitioning errors: Mistakes made during the formatting or partitioning process can lead to the loss of ".KNT" files.
  7. Human error: Accidental overwriting, moving, or renaming of ".KNT" files can result in their loss or failure.
  8. Physical damage: Physical damage to storage devices, such as hard drives or memory cards, can cause ".KNT" files to become inaccessible or lost.
  9. Synchronization issues: Problems during file synchronization between devices or cloud storage can lead to the loss or failure of ".KNT" files.
  10. Unsupported software: If the software used to create or open ".KNT" files becomes outdated or unsupported, it may result in file failure or inability to access the files.

It is important to regularly backup important files, including ".KNT" files, to prevent permanent loss in case of any of these causes.

How to recover lost ".KNT" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".KNT" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".KNT" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".KNT" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".KNT" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".KNT" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".KNT" extension?

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Programs that open ".KNT" files

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Additional Information

  • File type: KeyNote Note File

  • File extension: .KNT

  • Developer: KeyNote

  • Category: Text Files

  • Format: N/A


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is the purpose of the .KNT file format?

    The .KNT file format is primarily associated with the KeyNote application, which is a presentation software developed by Apple Inc. The purpose of the .KNT file format is to store presentation data, including slides, text, images, and other multimedia elements. These files allow users to create, edit, and deliver presentations using the KeyNote software. Additionally, .KNT files can be exported to other formats such as PowerPoint for compatibility with other presentation software.

  • How can I convert a file from another format to .KNT?

    To convert a file from another format to .KNT (Kintone Application File), you can follow these steps:

    1. Open the file you want to convert in its original format using the appropriate software or application.
    2. Export or save the file in a common format that can be easily imported into Kintone, such as CSV (Comma Separated Values), XLS (Excel Spreadsheet), or JSON (JavaScript Object Notation).
    3. Log in to your Kintone account and navigate to the desired app where you want to import the converted file.
    4. Click on the "Settings" tab at the top of the app's page.
    5. In the left-hand menu, click on "Import & Export."
    6. Choose the import method based on the file format you exported in step 2. For example, if you exported a CSV file, select "CSV/Excel" as the import method.
    7. Click on the "Choose File" button to select the converted file from your computer.
    8. Configure the import settings according to your requirements. This includes mapping fields from the imported file to corresponding fields in the Kintone app.
    9. Once you have configured the settings, click on the "Import" button to start the conversion and import process.
    10. After the import is complete, review the imported data in your Kintone app to ensure it is accurate and properly formatted.

    Note: The specific steps may vary slightly depending on the version of Kintone you are using. It is recommended to refer to Kintone's official documentation or contact their support team for detailed instructions based on your specific setup.

  • Are there any software programs specifically designed to open and edit .KNT files?

    There are no widely known or popular software programs specifically designed to open and edit .KNT files. It is possible that .KNT files are associated with a specific application or proprietary software used by a particular company or organization. In such cases, you would need to contact the creator or provider of the .KNT file to inquire about the software required to open and edit it.

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