File Extension Library

.NIF File Extension

  • Developer by: Gamebase
  • Category: 3D Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .NIF files and how to open them?

Can't open .NIF file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .NIF file.

What is a .NIF file extension?

.NIF file extension is created by Gamebase. .NIF has been classified as 3D Image Files. The format of .NIF file is Binary.

.NIF is Gamebryo Model File

3D model used by Gamebryo, a game engine used for Fallout 3, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, and other popular video games; supports 3D meshes (geometry), textures, shading, and other model properties; used for storing terrain, game objects, or other 3D models.

NIF files are also used to store "rigged" models, which contain default geometries that are used as templates for creating new customized models. NIF files can be compiled by the Gamebryo LightSpeed game development software.

NOTE: NIF stands for "NetImmerse File." It is named after NetImmerse, the predecessor to Gamebryo.

List of all softwares that can open the Gamebryo Model File
Gamebase Gamebryo

How to fix problems with .NIF files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .NIF files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .NIF file format
  2. You need to check the .NIF file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)