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NUV File Extension

NuppelVideo Format

What is NUV file?

Full format name of files that use NUV extension is NuppelVideo Format. NUV file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Android, Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. NUV file format, along with 546 other file formats, belongs to the Video Files category. MPlayer supports NUV files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 6 other tools may also be used. Software named MPlayer was created by The MPlayer Team. In order to find more detailed information on the software and NUV files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support NUV file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 4 operating systems that support NUV files. NUV files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support NUV file

How to open file with NUV extension?

Problems with accessing NUV may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with NUV files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the MPlayer

Install software to open NUV file Problems with opening and working with NUV files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with NUV files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install MPlayer or one to the listed programs: VLC media player. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support NUV files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit MPlayer website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of MPlayer

Update software that support file extension NUVIf the problems with opening NUV files still occur even after installing MPlayer, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of MPlayer 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 NUV files are not compatible with MPlayer. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using MPlayer.

Step 3. Set the default application to open NUV files to MPlayer

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate NUV files with latest version of MPlayer you have installed 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 NUV file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the NUV 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 MPlayer installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open NUV files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with NUV file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected NUV file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with NUV extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the NUV 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 NUV file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

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

If the NUV is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the NUV file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. NUV file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the NUV file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with NUV extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle MPlayer

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with NuppelVideo Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle NUV files.

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