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Details of extension .nsv

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .nsv file extension, which is related to Nullsoft Streaming Video. We'll explain what exactly a .nsv fileformat is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .nsv files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too. Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


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nsv file - Nullsoft Streaming Video

Nullsoft Streaming Video

The NSV file is a Nullsoft Streaming Video. NSV is a media container designed for streaming video content over the internet. NSV was developed by Nullsoft.
Category: Video files
Application: WinAMP
Program name: winamp.exe
Mime-type: application/x-winamp
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.mov QuickTime Movie
.vid Bethesda Softworks Video
.qtxs QuickTime Data
.mod HDD Camcorder Video Data

The .nsv file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .nsv extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .nsv file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.nvs Ceedo SmartPlayer Package Configuration
.bsv BSAVE Image
.nv Visicontrol MVS-20 Non-Volatile Memory Backup
.nsg Lotus Notes Database
.nsb NS Basic/CE Data
.nev NeuraLynx Event Information Data

The .nsv extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .nsv filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

nvs (1), bsv (1), nv (1), nsg (1), nsb (1), nev (1), nsd (1), nsc (1), jsv (1), gsv (1)

Having trouble opening a .nsv file?

If you want to open a .nsv file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .nsv association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.nsv

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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android