.KAR File Extension

File Type:
Karaoke MIDI File

Having trouble opening .kar extension? Don't panic! This page explains what kar files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open kar files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a KAR file?

Kar file extension has Karaoke MIDI file type, which is associated with the "audio files" category.

Generated with Karaoke applications, the file allows storing song lyrics and MIDI data as well as playing back the saved lyrics. It doesn’t provide any audio data itself.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

kar file icon
File Type:
Karaoke MIDI File
Audio Files

How to open KAR file?

Double click the kar file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .kar extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the kar extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the kar file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open KAR files

  • Windows Windows
    • PG Music Band-in-a-Box PG Music Band-in-a-Box
    • Nullsoft Winamp Nullsoft Winamp
    • Recisio KaraFun Recisio KaraFun
    • vanBasco's Karaoke Player vanBasco's Karaoke Player
  • MacOS MacOS
    • PG Music Band-in-a-Box PG Music Band-in-a-Box
    • Mireth Technology Music Man Mireth Technology Music Man
  • Linux Linux
    • KMid KMid

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the kar file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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