The File Extensions Database


.NEW File Extension

  • Developer by: Google
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .NEW file?

.NEW is New G-Suite File

A NEW file is a G-Suite file used by G-Suite programs, including Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, and Sites, to create a new blank file. It does not contain any actual information; instead, it is used as a link that can be typed into a web browser to create a new blank G-Suite file that can be edited and saved by the appropriate G-Suite application.

The .new file extension allows you to quickly create a blank file in one of the G-Suite programs. To do this, simply add the .new extension to one of the keywords mentioned below, type it in the URL of a browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, then press enter to create the new G-Suite file in the appropriate program. The new blank file can be saved as a variety of files, such as a .DOCX, .PPTX, or .XLSX file, depending on the G-Suite program. Below is a list of filenames that can be entered in the URL:

New blank Docs file:

  • doc.new
  • docs.new
  • documents.new

New blank Sheets file:

  • sheet.new
  • sheets.new
  • spreadsheet.new

New blank Slides file:

  • slide.new
  • slides.new
  • presentation.new
  • deck.new

New blank Forms file:

  • form.new
  • forms.new

New blank Sites file:

  • site.new
  • sites.new
  • website.new
Programs that open New G-Suite File
Windows
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft Edge
Mac
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari

How to solve problems with NEW files

  • Associate the NEW file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any NEW file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.NEW files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the NEW file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .NEW is New G-Suite File. Because only the current version supports the latest NEW file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Google manufacturer website after an available .NEW is New G-Suite File update.
  • To make sure that your NEW file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.