The File Extensions Database


.NUT File Extension

  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .NUT file?

.NUT is NUT Video File

Video file saved in the NUT Open Container Format, a container format similar to .AVI, .ASF, and .MKV; supports several different audio and video codecs as well as subtitle information.

The NUT format was developed by the MPlayer, FFmpeg, and Libav teams. However, it did not gained wide popularity and therefore is an uncommon video format.

Programs that open NUT Video File
Windows
MPlayer
FFmpeg
Mac
MPlayer
FFmpeg
Eltima Elmedia Player
Linux
MPlayer
FFmpeg
iOS
iFunia VideoConvert for iPad
File Type 2 Squirrel Script
Developer by: Alberto Demichelis Category: Game Files Format: Text

A NUT file is a text file that contains Squirrel code written in the Squirrel programming language. It is a script used as a plugin to extend functionality of a program and for scripted events in video games.

Squirrel is an object-oriented programming language similar to Lua, C++, and JavaScript. it is designed to be lightweight, fitting the memory, size, and real-time requirements of programs, mainly video games, such as Left 4 Dead 2, Simutrans, Shadow Warrior, SuperTux, and Portal 2.

Since there is another file type with the ".nut" extension, you can look at the file size for an indication of what type of NUT file you have. NUT files containing a Squirrel script rarely reach 1MB whereas NUT video files are larger than 1MB.

Programs that open Squirrel Script
Windows
Squirrel
Mac
Squirrel
Linux
Squirrel

How to solve problems with NUT files

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