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!

empty icon.nls - Troj/Agent-GIS data

empty icon.nls - NetLogo source code

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Software that open nls file

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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 open nls file:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

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:

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

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

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

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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).

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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