.NMF File Extension

File Type:
ArcGIS Explorer Map File

Having trouble opening .nmf extension? Don't panic! This page explains what nmf files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open nmf files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a NMF file?

Nmf file extension has ArcGIS Explorer Map file type, developed by ESRI, which is associated with the "gis files" category.

ArcGIS Explorer is a freeware mapping tool. Map files generated by this program receive the .NMF extension. They can contain coordinates, drawn shapes, terrain, points of interest, 3D environment effects, and other objects that can be added to the map. In addition to that, some NMF files include routes, measurements, and directions. These files are used for saving and adding new maps. This is also the easiest way to share your custom maps on the Internet. You can use ArcGIS Explorer program to open an NMF file or install the ArcGIS Explorer plug-in that allows users to view NMF files in a Web browser.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

nmf file icon
File Type:
ArcGIS Explorer Map File
GIS Files

How to open NMF file?

Double click the nmf file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .nmf extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the nmf extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the nmf file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open NMF files

  • Windows Windows
    • ESRI ArcGIS Explorer ESRI ArcGIS Explorer
    • ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer with ArcGIS Explorer plug-in Microsoft Internet Explorer with ArcGIS Explorer plug-in
    • Mozilla Firefox with ArcGIS Explorer plug-in Mozilla Firefox with ArcGIS Explorer plug-in
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Mozilla Firefox with ArcGIS Explorer plug-in Mozilla Firefox with ArcGIS Explorer plug-in

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the nmf file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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