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NFW file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .nfw file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .nfw file?
  • What program do I need to open a .nfw file?
  • How can the .nfw file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .nfw files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .nfw?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .nfw extension?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

NITF Georeference Data

NFW file is a NITF Georeference Data. The National Imagery Transmission Format Standard (NITFS) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal Intelligence Community (IC) suite of standards for the exchange, storage, and transmission of digital-imagery products and image-related products.
NFW format description not yet available
Category: GIS files
Application: GDAL
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
NFW aliases:
NFW related links:
NFW related extensions:
National Imagery Transmission Format

Other types of files may also use the .nfw file extension.

The .nfw file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

nw, bfw, nrw, nfs, nf, ndw, nbw, jfw, gfw, nwf, fnw, ntw, ngw, nfa, new

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Can't open a .nfw file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .nfw file association, check the FAQ.

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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