File extension nomedia can be found in Android smartphones. These 0kb sized files are used to hide certain audio files so they do not appear in media player.

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NOMEDIA file extension - Google Android OS system file

What is nomedia file? How to open nomedia files?

File type specification:

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The nomedia file extension is used for special file in Google Android based phones and devices

.nomedia file contain no data, but serve only to "hide" audio, picture and other multimedia files in their directories, so they do not appear in media player, gallery, video player (these directories are not indexed by the system and apps).

These files are basically empty text files with .nomedia file extension and with size of zero kilobytes.

The nomedia files are also used to increase speed of the system, that indexed only folders without ".nomedia" files. You can use Nomedia app for Android to create .nomedia files in folders on Android phone storage.

The default software associated to nomedia file type:

Nomedia icon

Nomedia  Google Android software

Company or developer:
  Droida

Nomedia is a tool for Google Android that allows users to hide pictures, songs or videos. Gallery, MP3 Player, Video Player and others won't display the media files in red written directories.

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Google Inc. logo Google Android  Google Android software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Google Android is operating system for smart phones and tablet computers developed by the Google. Android is based on the Linux kernel. Basic Android's applications are closely related to Google account and services such as Gmail, Calendar, Maps, YouTube, etc.

Applications for Android are written in Java source code but finally compiled for Android Dalvik virtual machine. In Android 4.4 and later is used new runtime environment called Android Runtime (ART) with JIT compiler.

New applications for Android are available on the Google Play a one of the basic applications in clean Android installation.

Google Android operating system versions:

  • Android 7 Nougat
  • Android 6 Marshmallow
  • Android 5 Lollipop
  • 4.4.x KitKat
  • 4.3.x Jellybean
  • 4.2.x Jellybean
  • 4.1.x Jellybean
  • 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 3.x.x Honeycomb
  • 2.3.x Gingerbread
  • 2.2 Froyo
  • 2.1 Eclair
  • 1.6 Donut
  • 1.5 Cupcake

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Hide files from Android apps using .nomedia file

Help how to open NOMEDIA files:

.nomedia file is basically empty simple text file without any information. Only used by Google Android OS. Not meant to be opened directly.

How to convert file with extension NOMEDIA:

There is no reason to convert this file type. Conversion of .nomedia files is not possible.

Find conversions from nomedia file:

nomedia to jpg

nomedia to mp4

List of software applications associated to the .nomedia 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 nomedia file, edit nomedia file, convert nomedia file, view nomedia file, play nomedia 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the nomedia files.

  • Create nomedia file
  • Settings nomedia file

Programs that can create nomedia file - Google Android OS system file

Click on the link to get more information about Nomedia for create nomedia file action.

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