An nls file extension is associated with Microsoft Windows and used for its Microsoft National Language Support files.

There are 2 other file types using
the NLS file extension!

nls file icon.nls - Troj/Agent-GIS file

nls file icon.nls - NetLogo source code

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NLS file extension - Microsoft National Language Support data

What is nls file? How to open nls files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

nls file icon: nls filetype icon

The nls file extension is used for one of the system files in Microsoft Windows operating system.

The nls files contain language translation information, that allows Windows to convert between different character sets. The .nls files are usually found in the Windows/System32 directory.

If the nls files are deleted, Windows may display error message.

The default software associated to nls file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open NLS files:

These files are not meant to be opened and altered directly.

How to convert file with extension NLS:

As far as we know, this .nls file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .nls file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open nls file, edit nls file, convert nls file, view nls file, play nls file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others nls file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with nls file - Microsoft National Language Support data

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses nls file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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