.NV File Extension

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

What is a NV file?

Nv file extension has MAME NVRAM file type, developed by The MAME Team, which is associated with the "game files" category.

MAME arcade emulators are known to create game data files with this extension. They usually used to store game settings and information regarding the list of high scores. NV files are needed for emulating the Non-Volatile RAM hardware on the arcade. Not all MAM games use NV files; some use the .HI format to save data files.

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

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Game Files

How to open NV file?

Double click the nv 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 .nv 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 nv 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the nv 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 NV files

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 nv file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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