An nif file extension is related to the GameBryo video gaming engine. An nif file stores 3D model.

There is one other file type using
the NIF file extension!

empty icon.nif - NetShift interface file format

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Software that works with nif file extension

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NIF file extension - GameBryo model

What is nif file? How to open nif files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The nif file extension is associated with GameBryo game engine developed by Emergent Game Technologies. This engine was used by many games, including Fallout 3.

The nif file is a 3D model used by the engine.

The default software associated to nif file type:

GameBryo LightSpeed picture or screenshot

GameBryo LightSpeed  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Emergent Game Technologies

Gamebryo LightSpeed is a fully featured game development system that ensures a cohesive game creation experience.

Help how to open NIF files:

Use GameBryo LightSpeed to work with *.nif files.

How to convert file with extension NIF:

As far as we know, this .nif 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.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 47 61 6D 65 62 72 79 6F 20 46 69 6C 65 20 46 6F 72
ASCII code: Gamebryo File Format, Version

List of software applications associated to the .nif file extension

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

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting nif files.

  • Open nif file
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  • Create nif file
  • Others nif file

Software that open nif file - GameBryo model

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with nif file by default:
GameBryo LightSpeed
Other suggested software:
NifSkope

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