.KEXT File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .KEXT extension:

Mac OS X Kernel Extension

Mac OS X Kernel Extension

Mac OS X extension that provides additional OS functionality for a device or program; commonly used for peripherial device drivers; typically found in the /System/Library/Extensons/ directory.

You should not manually move or delete KEXT files since it can cause a kernel panic and Mac OS X to freeze.

Software's name License Platforms
Apple OS X Apple OS X Commercial Mac

Updated: January 24, 2015

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