What is a .NSV File And How To Open It – Nullsoft (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .nsv extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .nsv file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .NSV file?

The file extension .NSV comes from Nullsoft Streaming Video File. The creator of this file extension is Nullsoft. The file is a video related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .NSV file?

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

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

The .nsv file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Nullsoft Winamp and VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NSV 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, 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 VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .NSV file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .nsv file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .NSV 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .NSV file on Linux

The .nsv file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .NSV 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the VideoLAN VLC media player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .NSV file?

If you cannot open the .NSV file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .NSV file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .nsx – NS BASIC, .nsz – nicoboss, .nt – Microsoft, .nt – theWord Bible Software, .ntc – Nikon. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .NSV file with the VideoLAN VLC media player, Nullsoft Winamp programs on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player program on Mac and VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.