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.
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.
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.
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.
If the problems with opening NP files still occur even after installing NetPublish, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software.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 The reason that NetPublish cannot handle files with NP may be that the software is outdated.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.
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.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
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.
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.
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.
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 systems has insufficient resources to open NP files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
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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