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What is a nomedia file extension?

It is a file stored on a mobile device using the Android operating system. It can also be on any external form of storage, like a storage card that has a connection to an Android device.

The file extension .nomedia indicates that the content of the folder does not include any multimedia data. As a result, the folder cannot be indexed or scanned by a multimedia player.

The files name is .nomedia and do not have any filename prefix. They can boost the performance of your device. It works by excluding any folder that a multimedia program doesn't haev to scan.

If a folder has many images and songs, for example, such a folder can be excluded during scanning.

You can equally use the .nomedia file extension to hide ads that are featured in any free app downloaded on your android device. This can happen when you place the said app in the same directory as the ad.

These files are recognized easily by several android video and audio players; image browsers also recognize them.

Examples are Video Player, MP3 Player, Gallery and so on. You can open it on a Windows operating system if you have access to the right tools.

How to open .nomedia files 

Can't? Problems or Inability to view and open the .nomedia file on your computer is a sign that you do not have the corresponding program to open it; though there may be a couple of other reasons, which are mostly technical.

All you have to do is to download the right program or tool to open it.

 

File viewers

You can use apps and file viewers , like Nomedia StudioKUMA .nomedia Manager to view and manage these files.

Also an android file viewer app like this

You can download the programs easily on your android device and they are also available for free.

They do not take much space on your device and work effectively in opening the .nomedia.

Google Android can also open the .nomedia. Most Google Android devices automatically open it.

Consequently, you may not need to install any of the programs mentioned above before you can open it.

 

Instructions

 

Open with

  1. Search for the .nomedia file in your device
  2. Double click on it
  3. Select open with option
  4. From the drop down list of apps and software select the viewer, app or program.
  5. If there is not any viewer in your device or computer. Then you will have to download one of the programs we mentioned in the previous section.

 

Programs

  1. Open one of the nomedia viewers installed:
    1. Google Android.
    2. Winrar.
    3. Internet Explorer.
    4. Nomedia StudioKUMA .nomedia Manager
  2. From the application go to the menu of files to open the .nomedia from your device.
  3. Now you can view the format in the app.

 

Other problems that may prevent you from accessing these files are below

  • If the drivers, the tools or equipment required is outdated.
  • The computer or Android device does not have adequate hardware resources that can cope with the easy opening of the .nomedia.
  • If the file that you want to open is infected with malware.
  • The tool or application for opening it is not installed.
  • If you accidentally delete the description from your Windows registry.
  • There is an incorrect link to the file in registry entries.
  • It is corrupt.
  • If you cannot resolve the problems y yourself, you can get in touch with trained it support to help out.

After resolving all the issues, your device should easily open it.

 

How to create .nomedia

On Android

  1. Go to Google Play.
  2. Download the APP File Explorer.
  3. Open the App.
  4. Select in the menu the option file.
  5. Enter the name with the suffix .nomedia

On Windows Computer

We are using to do this a text editor like notepad or microsoft word.

Instructions:

  1. Open the text editor: notepad for example.
  2. On the menu on the top side of your screen select File -> Save
  3. Now type the name you want with the .nomedia suffix.
  4. You have succesfully created it.

 

How to delete nomedia files

You can delete these files like others. The problem is that sometimes they are hidden. We are going to see how to unhide them to be able to remove them.

  1. Open the app es file explorer
  2. In the menu select settings.
  3. Then select display settings
  4. Check the option show hidden files.
  5. Now yo can see them and delete as other types.


File type: Nintendo (NES) ROM File

 

The Nintendo ROM uses the NES file as the information file which can be used for storing the data of the game in the computer which is developed by the Nintendo Entertainment System.

NES is the Nintendo (NES) ROM file which is used as a ROM image of the Nintendo Entertainment System video game ad this contains the data of the original NES cartridge which can be played on the computer using the NES emulation software. This is the main ROM file of the game which shall contain all game data and the same is used to play the game on all computers.

The ROM image of the NES can be used to play the video game from the cartridge also which is made by Nintendo. The file stores game data which shall be required to play the game on different platforms.

 

Detailed information 

Category: Game File - This is the ROM file which stores the data for the video game
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: This file can be opened in VirtuaNES, FCE Ultra, Jnes, FakeNES, NesterJ, Nestopia and other NES emulator
Open with Linux: N.A.
NES is commonly used as the Nintendo (NES) ROM file which is the file used for storing data of the game


File type: Nintendo DS Game ROM

 

Nintendo uses this file as the ROM for its DS emulator. This is the popular game file and can be used to play on the computer.

NDS is the game ROM of the Nintendo DS (NDS) video game. This game uses two screens, one of the screens is touch sensitive. The Game is used to be play on the PC. The game can be played by a Nintendo DS emulator.

The game uses multiple screens for playing. DS stands for Dual screen and the same was released in 2004 by Nintendo. Nintendo is a gaming company and manufactures many game devices and programs. The file is just a ROM used by the Nintendo DS game which can be used to play the game using dual screen modes and the players can enjoy the game.

The game can be played in several software which understand the NDS file format and the same shall display screens for playing the game.

 

Detailed information 

Category: Game File - This is the game file which is used by Nintendo for playing dual screen game
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: This file can be opened in DualiS, iDeaS Emulator, DSEmu, DeSmuME, Ensata, NO$GBA
Open with Linux: This file can be opened in DeSmuME and iDeaS Emulator
This is the ROM file of the Nintendo DS game
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