The File Extensions Database


.NOW File Extension

  • Category: Text Files

What is an .NOW file?

.NOW is Readme File

Text document with important information about a program or software update; may include installation instructions or a list of new features in the update; often named "readme.now."

How to solve problems with NOW files

  • Associate the NOW file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any NOW file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.NOW files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the NOW 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 .NOW is Readme File. Because only the current version supports the latest NOW file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .NOW is Readme File update.
  • To make sure that your NOW file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.