NAM filename suffix is mostly used for DMAP Spreadsheet Format files. DMAP Spreadsheet Format specification was created by Alan Morton. NAM files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with NAM extension are categorized as Spreadsheet Files files. The Spreadsheet Files subset comprises 100 various file formats. The most popular software that supports NAM files is DMAP. Software named DMAP was created by Alan Morton. In order to find more detailed information on the software and NAM files, check the developer’s official website.
Below is a table that list programs that support NAM files. NAM files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with NAM extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with NAM files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NAM files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download DMAP and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit DMAP website and download the installer.
If the problems with opening NAM files still occur even after installing DMAP, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of DMAP is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of DMAP installed, it may not support NAM format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using DMAP.
If you have the latest version of DMAP installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage NAM on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the NAM file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the NAM file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the NAM file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the NAM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic NAM file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. When downloading the file with NAM extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the DMAP Spreadsheet Format file again.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open NAM files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with DMAP Spreadsheet Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the NAM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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