NEW File Type

- The quick facts

What are NEW files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a NEW file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a NEW file?

The .new file extension is associated with two different types of computer files. In some cases plain text documents will be stored with the .new file extension.

The .new file extension is also used for files containing new information about an application or program.

How to open NEW files

Important: Different programs may use files with the NEW file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your NEW file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different NEW openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: May 31, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

EmbirdEmbirdUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
ArtWorksArtWorksUser submitted
WordPerfectWordPerfectUser submitted
MKEditorMKEditorUser submitted
EditPad ProEditPad ProUser submitted
Sakura Editor (Japanese)Sakura Editor (Japanese)User submitted

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