What is a .MNU File And How To Open It – TomTom International (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .mnu 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. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .mnu file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .MNU file?

The file extension .MNU is from TomTom Menu File.This file extension was developed by TomTom International. The format of this settings related file is text.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .mnu file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .MNU file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .MNU file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Notepad and Microsoft WordPad software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MNU file

2. The second step is locating 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Microsoft Notepad software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MNU file on Mac

The .mnu file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple TextEdit software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MNU file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple TextEdit software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MNU file?

If you cannot open the .MNU file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MNU file.mnu – Autodesk, .mnu – Adobe Systems. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MNU file with the Microsoft Notepad, Microsoft WordPad programs on Windows and Apple TextEdit program on Mac.