NBM is a file extension commonly associated with NetBeans Module files. NetBeans Module format was developed by Oracle. Files with NBM extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. Files with NBM extension are categorized as Plugin Files files. The Plugin Files subset comprises 140 various file formats. Users are advised to use NetBeans software for managing NBM files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named NetBeans was created by Oracle Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and NBM files, check the developer’s official website.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with NBM files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with NBM 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 NBM may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with NBM extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NBM files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download NetBeans and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download NetBeans installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Oracle Corporation website and download from their official repositories.
You still cannot access NBM files although NetBeans is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why NBM files are not compatible with NetBeans. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using NetBeans.
After installing NetBeans (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open NBM 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 NBM 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 NBM file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the NBM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.
If you obtained the problematic NBM file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with NBM 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. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with NBM extension. In this case close the other applications.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with NetBeans Module files. It may be the case that the NBM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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