NSV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.nsv - Nullsoft Streaming Video

The NSV video files are related to WinAMP. The NSV file is a Nullsoft Streaming Video. NSV is a media container designed for streaming video content over the internet. NSV was developed by Nullsoft.

Video files
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Nullsoft Streaming Video related extensions:
WinAMP 3 Playlist
WinAMP Equalizer Preset
WinAMP IO Plugin
WinAMP Links
WinAMP Language Data
WinAMP Compiled Maki Script

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

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

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

bsv, gsv, hsv, jsv, msv, ncv, nev, ns, nsb, nsc, nsd, nsf, nsg, nv, nvs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Diablo: Hellfire Single Player Character Data
NES Audio Data
NRG Systems Symphonie Data
Visicontrol MVS-20 Non-Volatile Memory Backup
MongoDB Namespace File
Ceedo SmartPlayer Package Configuration

Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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