An nxt file extension is related to NeXT operating system a predecessor of Apple Mac OS X. An nxt file stores sound data.

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NXT file extension - NeXTSTEP sound format

What is nxt file? How to open nxt files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The nxt file extension is associated with the NeXTStep operating system developed by Next, Inc. founded by Steve Jobs after his fired from Apple, Inc.

The nxt file contains sound data stored in audio format used in Next Step.

NeXT was acquired by Apple in 1996 and some parts of NeXTStep were integrated to new Apple Mac OS X operating system.

This nxt file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open nxt file:


Next, Inc. logoNeXTSTEP  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Next, Inc.

NeXTSTEP is unix-based operating system for NeXT computers that uses Mach kernel and some BSD source codes. It is object oriented and contains multitasking features. The last version released in 1995 supports Motorola 68000 family processors, IBM PC compatible x86, Sun SPARC, and HP PA-RISC platforms. The successor of NeXTSTEP is Apple Mac OS X operating system.

Help how to open:

Use playback tools from NeXTSTEP to play *.nxt files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .nxt 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 .nxt 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 nxt file, edit nxt file, convert nxt file, view nxt file, play nxt file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

nxt file player - programs that play nxt file - NeXTSTEP sound format

Programs supporting the exension nxt on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about NeXTSTEP for play nxt file action.


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