The File Extensions Database

.NV2 File Extension

  • Developer by: Navionics
  • Category: GIS Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .NV2 file?

.NV2 is Navionics Chart File

Proprietary marine chart data file used by Navionics marine and lake navigation devices; saved in a proprietary format that can be read by Navionics plotters and fishfinders; generally used for storing certain areas or regions rather than entire continents in a single file.

Navionics NV2 files are also supported by other outdoor navigation devices such as the TwoNav Sportiva.

Programs that open Navionics Chart File
Navionics PC App
File Type 2:

NewViews 2 Database File

Developer by: Q.W. Page Associates Category: Database Files Format: Binary

Database file created by NewViews 2 (also referred to as NV2), a Windows program used for business accounting; stores company financial information such as payroll, expenses, revenue, and transactions; used for storing and tracking company accounting data.

NOTE: NewViews 2 is the follow-on version to the original NewView for DOS (NV1) software, which was released in 1986. NV1 databases, which use the .NV extension, can be updated to the newer NV2 format.

Programs that open NewViews 2 Database File
Q.W. Page NewViews 2

How to solve problems with NV2 files

  • Associate the NV2 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any NV2 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.NV2 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the NV2 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 .NV2 is Navionics Chart File. Because only the current version supports the latest NV2 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Navionics manufacturer website after an available .NV2 is Navionics Chart File update.
  • To make sure that your NV2 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.