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NS file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ns - MongoDB Namespace File

The NS data files are related to MongoDB. NS file is a MongoDB Namespace File. MongoDB is an open-source document database, and the leading NoSQL database. Written in C++. A single database.ns file stores all meta-data for each database.

Data files
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MongoDB Namespace File related extensions:
MongoDB JavaScript
MongoDB Database

.cdf - netCDF Data

The CDF data files are related to ncview. CDF file is a netCDF Data. NetCDF (Network Common Data Form) is a set of software libraries and self-describing, machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of array-oriented scientific data.

Data files
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nc3, nc4, ns
netCDF Data related extensions:
netCDF Data
NetCDF CDL Metadata

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

Can't open a .ns 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 .ns file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bs, gs, hs, js, ms, nc, nw, nx, nz, sn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Gofer Source Code
Hyperstudio Stack Data
GemStone Document
JavaScript Style Sheet
Maxwell Render Script

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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