Opening NAV files

Did your computer fail to open a NAV file? We explain what NAV files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your NAV files.

What is a NAV file?

Files that contain the .nav file extension are used by a variety of software applications for a number of different file formats.

The .nav file suffix is most commonly used for extension files that are utilized for a variety of MSN applications, such as MSN component files.

The .nav file extension is also used by the Counter-Strike computer game. These NAV files contain the mesh files that are referenced by the gaming application during a user’s game play.

The AirNav software also uses the .nav file suffix. These NAV files contain the image files that are saved by the software.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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