NXU file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.nxu - C4 Engine XML Model Data

The NXU development files are related to C4 Engine. The NXU file is a C4 Engine XML Model Data. The C4 Engine is a proprietary computer game engine developed by Terathon Software that is used to create 3D games and other types of interactive virtual simulations.

C4 Engine
Development files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .nxu file extension. Even harmful programs can create .nxu files. Be especially cautious with .nxu files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

bxu, mxu, ndu, nsu, nx, nxi, xu

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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