.NUT File Extension
File Type 1NUT Video File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
What is a NUT file?
The NUT format was developed by the MPlayer, FFmpeg, and Libav teams. However, it did not gained wide popularity and therefore is an uncommon video format.
File Type 2Squirrel Script
.NUT File Association 2
A NUT file is a text file that contains Squirrel code written in the Squirrel programming language. It is a script used as a plugin to extend functionality of a program and for scripted events in video games.
Since there is another file type with the ".nut" extension, you can look at the file size for an indication of what type of NUT file you have. NUT files containing a Squirrel script rarely reach 1MB whereas NUT video files are larger than 1MB.