What is a .CKD File And How To Open It – Kubotek (Visual Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .ckd extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .ckd file extension and how to open it.

What is a .CKD file?

The .CKD file extension comes from KeyCreator Design File. The creator of this file extension is Kubotek. The file is a CAD software file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ckd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CKD file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .CKD file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CKD file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .ckd file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Kubotek KeyCreator software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Kubotek KeyCreator software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CKD file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Kubotek KeyCreator software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CKD file?

If you are still unable to open the .CKD file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .CKD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ckf – Casio, .ckp – Microsoft, .ckt – Altium, .ckt – Kubotek, .cl – Aha-Soft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CKD file with the Kubotek KeyCreator program on Windows.