Files with nls file extension are used by the Troj/Agdent-GIS trojan computer virus.

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

nls icon.nls - Microsoft National Language Support data

empty icon.nls - NetLogo source code

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Software that open nls file

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NLS file extension - Troj/Agent-GIS data

What is nls file? How to open nls files?

File type specification:

Dangerous and malicious file type icon Dangerous and malicious file type

The nls extension is also reported to have been used by the Troj/Agent-GIS, a Trojan for the Windows platform. Troj/Agent-GIS includes functionality to access the internet and communicate with a remote server via HTTP.

When Troj/Agent-GIS is installed it creates the file \9_exception.nls.

The default software associated to open nls file:

Avast Antivirus icon

AVAST Software a.s. logoAvast Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVAST Software a.s.

Avast antivirus is one of the most used antivirus programs with over 220 mil. users. The Essential version is available for free and can be upgraded to All-inclusive or Top-notch editions.

The program is available mainly for Windows, but there is also version for Mac, Linux and main mobile OS platforms for Android phones and Apple iPhones/iPads.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

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, 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 - Troj/Agent-GIS data

Click on the software link for more information about Avast Antivirus. Avast Antivirus 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with nls file by default:
Avast Antivirus small icon Avast Antivirus
Other suggested software:
Norton Antivirus small icon Norton Antivirus
BitDefender small icon BitDefender
AVG Antivirus small icon AVG Antivirus

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