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NPF File Extension

NTI Partition Format
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What is NPF file?

NPF filename suffix is mostly used for NTI Partition Format files. NTI Partition Format specification was created by NTI. NPF file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. NPF file belongs to the Backup Files category just like 243 other filename extensions listed in our database. NTI Backup Now supports NPF files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named NTI Backup Now was created by NTI Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and NPF files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support NPF file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support NPF files. Files with NPF extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support NPF file

How to open file with NPF extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening NPF files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with NPF extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the NTI Backup Now

Install software to open NPF file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NPF files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select NTI Backup Now or one of the recommended programs (for example, DriveBackup!) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading NTI Backup Now installed is by going to developer’s website (NTI Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update NTI Backup Now to the latest version

Update software that support file extension NPFIf the problems with opening NPF files still occur even after installing NTI Backup Now, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of NTI Backup Now is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why NPF files are not compatible with NTI Backup Now. The most recent version of NTI Backup Now is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate NTI Partition Format files with NTI Backup Now

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate NPF files with latest version of NTI Backup Now you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with NPF file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the NPF with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the NTI Backup Now installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open NPF files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with NPF file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the NPF file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select NTI Backup Now and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with NPF extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the NPF is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the NPF file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the NPF file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the NPF file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the NPF file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

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

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the NTI Partition Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle NTI Backup Now

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support NPF files. Close all running programs and try opening the NPF file.

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

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

Conversion of a NPF file

File Conversions from NPF extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to NPF file
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