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.NUT File Extension

File Type 1NUT Video File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.0 (6 Votes)
CategoryVideo Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a NUT file?

Video file saved in the NUT Open Container Format, a container format similar to .AVI, .ASF, and .MKV; supports several different audio and video codecs as well as subtitle information.

More Information

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.

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Programs that open NUT files
Updated 8/24/2015

File Type 2Squirrel Script

DeveloperAlberto Demichelis
Popularity
2.5 (2 Votes)
CategoryGame Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.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.

More Information

Squirrel is an object-oriented programming language similar to Lua, C++, and JavaScript. it is designed to be lightweight, fitting the memory, size, and real-time requirements of programs, mainly video games, such as Left 4 Dead 2, Simutrans, Shadow Warrior, SuperTux, and Portal 2.

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.

Programs that open NUT files
Windows
Squirrel
Mac
Squirrel
Linux
Squirrel
Updated 9/12/2016

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