File Extension Library

.NWV File Extension

  • Developer by: Nuance
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .NWV files and how to open them?

Can't open .NWV 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 .NWV file.

What is a .NWV file extension?

.NWV file extension is created by Nuance. .NWV has been classified as Settings Files.

.NWV is Dragon NaturallySpeaking User Archive

File generated by Dragon Naturally Speaking (DNS), a speech recognition and dictation program; contains modifications saved by the program's Acoustic Optimizer; includes corrections that improve speech recognition accuracy for a specific user.

The NaturallySpeaking NWV file is named "acarchive.nwv" by default. It will be modified during dictation training if the "Store corrections in archive" box is checked. This option can be found by selecting Tools→Options→Miscellaneous within the program.

List of all softwares that can open the Dragon NaturallySpeaking User Archive
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How to fix problems with .NWV files

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