N3M File Extension

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Nokia 3D WebGL Map Format

What is N3M file?

N3M is a file extension commonly associated with Nokia 3D WebGL Map Format files. N3M file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. N3M file belongs to the GIS Files category just like 241 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports N3M files is Nokia (Ovi) Maps. On the official website of Nokia Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theNokia (Ovi) Maps software, but also about N3M and other supported file formats.

Programs which support N3M file extension

Programs that can handle N3M files are as follows. N3M files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support N3M file

Updated: 09/24/2020

How to open file with N3M extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening N3M files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Nokia 3D WebGL Map Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Nokia (Ovi) Maps

Install software to open N3M file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports N3M files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Nokia (Ovi) Maps. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support N3M files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Nokia (Ovi) Maps website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Nokia (Ovi) Maps

Update software that support file extension N3MIf the problems with opening N3M files still occur even after installing Nokia (Ovi) Maps, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Nokia (Ovi) Maps is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Nokia (Ovi) Maps installed, it may not support N3M format. The latest version of Nokia (Ovi) Maps should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open N3M files to Nokia (Ovi) Maps

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate N3M files with latest version of Nokia (Ovi) Maps you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with N3M file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the N3M file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Nokia (Ovi) Maps is installed, check the Always use this app to open N3M files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with N3M file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected N3M file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Nokia (Ovi) Maps and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with N3M extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the N3M file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper N3M file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check N3M file for viruses
1. Verify that the N3M in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the N3M is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the N3M file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with N3M extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the N3M file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with N3M extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Nokia (Ovi) Maps

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with N3M extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Nokia 3D WebGL Map Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle N3M files.

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