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NEU File Extension

Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Format
  • Developer
    Parametric Technology
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is NEU file?

Full format name of files that use NEU extension is Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Format. Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Format format was developed by Parametric Technology. NEU files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Windows. NEU file belongs to the CAD Files category just like 158 other filename extensions listed in our database. Creo supports NEU files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support NEU file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with NEU files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with NEU suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support NEU file

How to open file with NEU extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening NEU files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Creo

Install software to open NEU file Problems with opening and working with NEU files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with NEU files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Creo or different compatible program, such as Pro/Engineer. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support NEU files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Creo 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 Creo

Update software that support file extension NEUYou still cannot access NEU files although Creo 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 Creo cannot handle files with NEU may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Creo is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Creo to NEU files

If you have the latest version of Creo installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage NEU on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with NEU 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 NEU file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Creo is installed, check the Always use this app to open NEU files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with NEU file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected NEU file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Creo and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with NEU extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the NEU for 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 NEU file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

Should it happed that the NEU is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the NEU file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. NEU file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic NEU 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. When downloading the file with NEU extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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 out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Creo

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Pro/ENGINEER Neutral Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle NEU files.

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