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Details of extension .nif

3 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .nif file?
  • Which program can create the .nif file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .nif format?
  • What can convert .nif files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .nif extension?
.nif
NetImmerse Data File .nif file icon

NetImmerse Data File

NIF file is a NetImmerse Data File. NetImmerse is a complete 3D gaming engine used by game developers, including developers of PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Gamecube games. Several popular games based on the NetImmerse/Gamebryo game engine such as Morrowind, DAoC, Freedom Force, Zoo Tycoon 2, Civ4, and Oblivion.
Category: Game Data files
Application: NetImmerse
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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.nif
NetShift Interface Format Data .nif file icon

NetShift Interface Format Data

NIF file is a NetShift Interface Format Data. NetShift Secure Browser is a web browser software for Internet kiosks.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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.nif
Gamebryo Model Data .nif file icon

Gamebryo Model Data

NIF file is a Gamebryo Model Data. Gamebryo (NetImmerse) is a cross-platform 3D game engine.
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Category: Data files
Application: Gamebryo
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Gamebryo NIF Cache
Gamebryo Engine Plugin
.niff
Notation Interchange File Format .niff file icon

Notation Interchange File Format

NIFF file is a Notation Interchange File Format document. Notation Interchange File Format (NIFF) is a music notation file format used primarily for transferring music notation between different scorewriters.
Category: Multimedia files
Application: Sibelius
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Mime-type: application/vnd.music-niff
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nif
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Encore Notation Data
MIDI Music
Sibelius Music Notation
Sibelius Scale Diagram Library
Sibelius Scorch Data
Sibelius Arrange Style
Sibelius Sound Set Definition
Sibelius House Style Library

Other types of files may also use the .nif file extension. If you have helpful information about .nif extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .nif filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

nuf (1), hif (1), nlf (1), bif (1), niv (1), nir (1), nic (1), ni (1), nf (1), jif (1), if (1), nof (1), gif (1), njf (1), nit (1)

Can't open a .nif file?

If you want to open a .nif file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .nif association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.nif

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android