What is a .NY File And How To Open It – Nyquist (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .ny extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .ny file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .NY file?

The file extension .NY stands for Audacity Nyquist Plug-in. This file extension was developed by Nyquist. This plugin related file is in text format.

What to know

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

How to open a .NY file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NY 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 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 NyquistIDE software that 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 .NY file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the NyquistIDE software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Audacity and NyquistIDE.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .NY 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the NyquistIDE software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .NY file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the NyquistIDE software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use NyquistIDE software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .NY 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 right click on your file and choose “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 NyquistIDE software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .NY file?

If you are still unable to open the .NY file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .NY file.nyf – Wjj Software, .nz – Sami Runsas, .nzb – NewzBin.com, .o – Compiled Object File, .oab – Offline Address Book. 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 .NY file with the NyquistIDE, Audacity programs on Windows, NyquistIDE, Audacity programs on Mac and NyquistIDE software on Linux.