What is a .NEW File And How To Open It – Google (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .new extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .new file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .NEW file?

The .NEW file extension is New G-Suite File. It was developed by Google. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .new file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .NEW file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .NEW file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Edge software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NEW file

2. The second step is locating 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: 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 Microsoft Edge 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 .NEW file on Mac

To open the .new file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mozilla Firefox software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .NEW 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mozilla Firefox software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .NEW file?

If you cannot open the .NEW file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .NEW file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .nex – Opera Software, .nexe – Google, .nfa – Netflix, .nfb – Nokia, .nfc – Nokia. 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 .NEW file with the Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox programs on Windows and Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari programs on Mac.