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NPP File Extension

Art Explosion Publisher Pro Document
  • Developer
    Nova Development
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  • Popularity
    2.6 (6 votes)

What is NPP file?

NPP is a file extension commonly associated with Art Explosion Publisher Pro Document files. Art Explosion Publisher Pro Document specification was created by Nova Development. Files with NPP extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. NPP file belongs to the Layout Files category just like 137 other filename extensions listed in our database. Art Explosion is by far the most used program for working with NPP files. On the official website of Nova Development Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theArt Explosion software, but also about NPP and other supported file formats.

Programs which support NPP file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support NPP files. NPP files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support NPP file

How to open file with NPP extension?

Being unable to open files with NPP extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with NPP 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 NPP files.

Step 1. Install Art Explosion software

Install software to open NPP file Problems with opening and working with NPP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with NPP files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Art Explosion. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support NPP files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Art Explosion installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Nova Development Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Art Explosion to the latest version

Update software that support file extension NPPIf the problems with opening NPP files still occur even after installing Art Explosion, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Art Explosion is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Art Explosion cannot handle files with NPP may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Art Explosion is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Art Explosion Publisher Pro Document files with Art Explosion

If you have the latest version of Art Explosion installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage NPP 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 NPP file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the NPP file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Art Explosion is installed, check the Always use this app to open NPP files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with NPP file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Check the NPP for errors

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

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

If the NPP is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the NPP file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the NPP file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the NPP file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the NPP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Art Explosion

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Art Explosion Publisher Pro Document files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the NPP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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