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NFS file format description

Many people share .nfs files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .nfs file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .nfs files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.nfs - Network File System Temporary

NFS file is a Network File System Temporary. Network File System (NFS) is a distributed file system protocol originally developed by Sun Microsystems.

Other files
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Network File System Temporary related extensions:
BitTorrent Incomplete Download File
General File
Encryptafile Signature
Patch Reject File
YobiDrive Link
System File

.nfs - Netflix Downloaded Subtitle

The NFS video files are related to Netflix. NFS file is a Netflix Downloaded Subtitle. Netflix is a provider of internet only streaming media.

Video files
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Netflix Downloaded Subtitle related extensions:
Netflix Downloaded Information
Netflix Downloaded Video

Naturally, other applications may also use the .nfs file extension. Even harmful programs can create .nfs files. Be especially cautious with .nfs files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .nfs file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .nfs file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bfs, fns, fs, gfs, hfs, jfs, mfs, nbs, ncs, nds, nes, nf, nfc, nfe, nfw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Forth Source Code
Nokia Phone Backup
Groove File Sharing File
F# Implementation
netCDF Data
JFS Filesystem Image

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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