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Details of extension .mks

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

We'll explain what exactly a .mks 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 .mks files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 4 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. MasterCook Cookbook Data
  2. MagicKey SmartType Settings Data
  3. TACT Data File
  4. Matroska Subtitle

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MasterCook Cookbook Data

mks file - MasterCook Cookbook Data
The MKS file belongs to the Data category and works with MasterCook Deluxe, being used as a MasterCook Cookbook Data. MasterCook is a recipe management program by Sierra-On-Line. The developer is still actively supporting the MasterCook Deluxe, likely. Our data shows that MasterCook Deluxe uses 8 more file types.
Application: MasterCook Deluxe
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.lay MasterCook Layout Data
.mcmac MasterCook Mac Document
.ing MasterCook Ingredients Data
.mcf MasterCook CookBook File

MagicKey SmartType Settings Data

mks file - MagicKey SmartType Settings Data
The MKS file belongs to the Configuration category and works with MagicKey, being used as a MagicKey SmartType Settings Data. The developer is still actively supporting the MagicKey, likely. Our data shows that MagicKey uses 3 more file types.
Application: MagicKey
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.mky MagicKey Configuration Data
.mku MagicKey Units Definition
.mkc MagicKey Currency Exchange Rate Data

TACT Data File

mks file - TACT Data File
The MKS file is a TACT Data file. TACT (Text Analysis Computing Tools), a system of 16 programs for MS-DOS, is designed to do text-retrieval and analysis on literary works.
Application: TACT
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.tdb TACT Database

Matroska Subtitle

mks file - Matroska Subtitle
The MKS file is a Matroska Subtitle file. Matroska is a project to develop an open source multimedia container format similar to Apple's QuickTime, MPEG's MP4 or Microsoft's Advanced Streaming Format.
Application: Matroska Splitter
Program name: -
Category: Video files
Mime-type: video/x-matroska
Related extensions:
.idx VobSub Subtitle Index
.ssa SubStation Alpha Subtitle
.ttxt MPEG-4 Timed Text File
.srt SubRip Subtitle

The .mks 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 .mks extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .mks file extension wrong?

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

.mus Doom Music Data
.mls CrystalPlayer Playlist
.kms Correlate Data
.mos ENVI Mosaic Data
.ms Autodesk 3D Studio Max Script
.hks HTML-Kit Script

The .mks extension is frequently misused

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

mus (1), mls (1), kms (1), mos (1), ms (1), hks (1), mk (1), mkc (1), ks (1), mkw (1)

Having trouble opening a .mks file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mks

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