NAP filename suffix is mostly used for NAPLPS Vector Image Metafile files. Files with NAP extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. NAP file belongs to the Raster Image Files category just like 522 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports NAP files is CorelDRAW. On the official website of Corel Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theCorelDRAW software, but also about NAP and other supported file formats.
Programs that can handle NAP files are as follows. Files with NAP suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Problems with accessing NAP may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with NAP 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 main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening NAP files is that no program that can handle NAP files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the CorelDRAW developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading CorelDRAW installed is by going to developer’s website (Corel Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening NAP files still occur even after installing CorelDRAW, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of CorelDRAW is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that CorelDRAW cannot handle files with NAP may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using CorelDRAW.
After installing CorelDRAW (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open NAP files. 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
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the NAP file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the NAP file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. NAP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If you obtained the problematic NAP 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. It could happen the the download process of file with NAP extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the NAPLPS Vector Image Metafile file again.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support NAP files. Close all running programs and try opening the NAP file.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with NAPLPS Vector Image Metafile file. It may be the case that the NAP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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