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Details of extension .nuspec

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Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

NuGet Specification Data

The NUSPEC file is a NuGet Specification Data. NuGet is the package manager for the Microsoft development platform including .NET. The NuGet client tools provide the ability to produce and consume packages. A .nuspec file is a manifest that uses XML to describe a package. The manifest is used to build a package and is also stored in the package after the package is built.
Category: Development files
Application: NuGet
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
NuGet Package
NuGet Metadata
NuGet Build Project

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Can't open a .nuspec file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.nuspec

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