What is a .MNS File And How To Open It – Autodesk

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Have you came across a file with the .mns extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .mns file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .MNS file?

The .MNS file extension stands for AutoCAD Interface Settings File. The creator of this file extension is Autodesk. The format of this settings related file is text.

What to know

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

How to open a .MNS file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .MNS file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .mns file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MNS 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .MNS file?

If you are still unable to open the .MNS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MNS file.mnt – FoxPro Menu Memo, .mnu – Autodesk, .mnu – Adobe Systems, .mnu – TomTom International, .mnv – Sony. 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 .MNS file with the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 program on Windows.