What is a .KLC File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .klc extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .klc file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .KLC file?

The file extension .KLC is from Keyboard Layout Creator Source File.It was developed by Microsoft. The file is a settings related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .KLC file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .KLC file on various operating systems.

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

The .klc file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .KLC file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .KLC file?

If you are still unable to open the .KLC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .KLC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .klg – Log File, .klq – Kaspersky, .kma – Correlate, .kmc – Kinemac, .kmcobj – Kinemac. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .KLC file with the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator program on Windows.