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Details of extension .kgb

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .kgb file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .kgb file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .kgb files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 2 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. Kremlin Encrypt Data
  2. KGB Compressed Archive

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Kremlin Encrypt Data

kgb file - Kremlin Encrypt Data
The KGB file belongs to the Data category and works with Kremlin Encrypt, being used as a Kremlin Encrypt Data. Kremlin Encrypt is a secure word processor with encrypted e-mail capabilities. The developer is still actively supporting the Kremlin Encrypt, likely. Based on our current information, Kremlin Encrypt does not use other file types.
Application: Kremlin Encrypt
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.rte RTEncoder Encoded Data
.apv Acerose Password Vault Data
.cip CryptoBuddy Encrypted File
.lma Logik-Manager Protect Data

KGB Compressed Archive

kgb file - KGB Compressed Archive
The KGB file belongs to the Archive category and works with KGB Archiver, being used as an KGB Compressed Archive. KGB Archiver is a compression tool, with compression rates frequently higher than competing tools such as 7-Zip and UHarc. It uses the (rather old) PAQ6v2 compression engine. The developer no longer updates KGB Archiver and does not provide support anymore. According to our data, KGB Archiver uses one more file types.
Application: KGB Archiver
Program name: -
Category: Archive files
Mime-type: application/x-kgb-compressed
Related extensions:
.zfx ZFX Archive
.cab Microsoft Cabinet File
.rar WinRAR Archive
.lim Limit Compressed Archive

The .kgb file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .kgb extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .kgb file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.mgb Paragon 5 Gameboy Tracker Audio
.krb Pyke Knowledge Rule Base
.kfb Pyke Knowledge Fact Base
.kb Borland C++ Keyboard Script
.lgb PC LogBook Data
.knb Neuro-Expert Knowledge Base Data

The .kgb extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .kgb filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

mgb (1), krb (1), kfb (1), kb (1), lgb (1), knb (1), kbb (1), gb (1), kyb (1), kgv (1)

Having trouble opening a .kgb file?

If you want to open a .kgb file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .kgb association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.kgb

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android