Chapter 2. Kexi Basics

Kexi Databases

Many applications such as®, LibreOffice® or Microsoft® Excel create files which are called documents. Kexi creates files too, but we refer to them as Kexi database files, or simple database files here.

In addition to storing your databases in database files, Kexi can also use databases on database servers, which is why we refer to them as database files, and not simply as databases.

The term Kexi project, or simply project is also used to refer to a Kexi database, regardless of whether it is stored in a file or on a database server.


Kexi database files usually have the extension .kexi