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NEO File Extension

NeoChrome Bitmap Image

What is NEO file?

NEO filename suffix is mostly used for NeoChrome Bitmap Image files. NeoChrome Bitmap Image format was developed by Atari. Files with NEO extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Mac OS, Windows platform. NEO file format, along with 522 other file formats, belongs to the Raster Image Files category. Converter Pro supports NEO files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 3 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support NEO file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with NEO files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. NEO files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support NEO file

How to open file with NEO extension?

Problems with accessing NEO may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with NEO extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with NEO files.

Step 1. Download and install Converter Pro

Install software to open NEO file Problems with opening and working with NEO files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with NEO files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select Converter Pro or one of the recommended programs (for example, XnView) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. 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 Converter Pro installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Converter Pro

Update software that support file extension NEOYou still cannot access NEO files although Converter Pro is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Converter Pro cannot handle files with NEO may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Converter Pro should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Converter Pro to NEO files

If you have the latest version of Converter Pro installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage NEO on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with NEO file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the NEO file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Converter Pro is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open NEO files and clicking OK.
Associate software with NEO file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the NEO file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with NEO extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the NEO file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check NEO file for viruses
1. The NEO may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the NEO is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the NEO file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic NEO 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. If the NEO file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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. Check whether your system can handle Converter Pro

If the systems has insufficient resources to open NEO files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with NeoChrome Bitmap Image files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the NEO files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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