What is a .NDJSON File And How To Open It – ndjson (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ndjson extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .ndjson file extension and how to open it.

What is a .NDJSON file?

The file extension .NDJSON is Newline Delimited JSON File. It was developed by ndjson. The format of this web related file is text.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .ndjson file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .NDJSON file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .NDJSON file on your operating system/device.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ndjson file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Notepad and GitHub Atom.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NDJSON 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GitHub Atom software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .NDJSON file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ndjson file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the GitHub Atom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple TextEdit and GitHub Atom.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .NDJSON 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GitHub Atom software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .NDJSON file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .ndjson file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the GitHub Atom software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Vim and GitHub Atom.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .NDJSON 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

How to open a .NDJSON file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .NDJSON file?

If you are still unable to open the .NDJSON file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .NDJSON file.ndk – IBM, .ndl – IBM, .ndoc – NHN, .ndr – Project64, .nds – Nintendo DS Game ROM. 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 .NDJSON file with the GitHub Atom, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows, GitHub Atom, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac, GitHub Atom, Vim software on Linux and Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome programs in the Browser.