>> NOMEDIA file

NOMEDIA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.nomedia - Android No Media File

The NOMEDIA other files are related to Android. NOMEDIA file is an Android No Media File. The .nomedia file is a blank file placed inside a folder. When the media scanner detects the .nomedia file, the media scanner does not scan that folder.

Other files
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Android No Media File related extensions:
Android Secure External Cache
Android GPS Extended Prediction Orbit Data
Samsung Android Phone LFS File

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

Can't open a .nomedia 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.

Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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