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NP File Extension

Portfolio NetPublish Format

What is NP file?

Full format name of files that use NP extension is Portfolio NetPublish Format. NP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. NP file format, along with 1326 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. NetPublish supports NP files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support NP file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with NP files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with NP 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 NP file

How to open file with NP extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening NP files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with NP files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with NP files.

Step 1. Install NetPublish software

Install software to open NP file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening NP files is that no program that can handle NP files is installed on user’s system. To address this issue, go to the NetPublish 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 NetPublish installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of NetPublish and update if needed

Update software that support file extension NPIf the problems with opening NP files still occur even after installing NetPublish, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of NetPublish is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that NetPublish cannot handle files with NP may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of NetPublish is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open NP files to NetPublish

After installing NetPublish (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open NP files. 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 NP file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the NP with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where NetPublish is installed, check the Always use this app to open NP files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with NP file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the NP file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select NetPublish and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with NP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the NP 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 NP file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check NP file for viruses
1. Verify that the NP in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the NP is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the NP file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the NP file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the NP file’s structure is intact

If the NP file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with NP 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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle NetPublish

If the systems has insufficient resources to open NP 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 Portfolio NetPublish Format files. It may be the case that the NP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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