NET File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a NET file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .NET files.

What is a NET file?

Files that contain the .net file extension are used to store a variety of different file formats for a variety of different software applications.

Some of the files that contain the .net extension are network configuration files. These files are often used to store information that allows a user to set the default gateway, host name and network interface for a specific network host.

The netViz Enterprise software also uses the .net file suffix. This software is commonly used for business diagramming. The diagrams created with the software are saved with the .net file extension.

FileMaker Pro also uses the .net file suffix. This application normally uses these files in order to enable TCP/IP support.

How to open NET files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension NET for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different NET openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension NET

While we know of one file format using the .NET file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .NET file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of NET files. Remember, different programs may use NET files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

WinRARWinRARUser submitted
GNS3GNS3User submitted
FileMaker ProFileMaker ProUser submitted
OrCAD CaptureOrCAD CaptureUser submitted
Altium DesignerAltium DesignerUser submitted
Protel SEProtel SEUser submitted
OrcadR CaptureOrcadR CaptureUser submitted
Altium Designer SummerAltium Designer SummerUser submitted
EPANETEPANETUser submitted
Altium Designer Summer ViewerAltium Designer Summer ViewerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with NET-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with NET-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!