PNK file format description

Many people share .pnk files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pnk file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pnk files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pnk - PN-editor Petri Net Key Data

The PNK data files are related to PN-editor. The PNK file is a PN-editor Petri Net Key Data. PN-editor is a powerful program to view, edit and simulate petri nets.

Data files
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PN-editor Petri Net Key Data related extensions:
PN-editor Petri Net Simulation Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .pnk file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pnk files. Be especially cautious with .pnk files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .pnk file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .pnk file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

lnk, nk, npk, pbk, phk, pk, pkn, pmk, pn, pnj, pnl, pnm, pno, pnu

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Pegasus Mail Link Folder Data
NUKE Script
Pinecone Source Code
Microsoft SMS Package Creation Notification

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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