What is NIF file?
The NIF file extension is a game-specific file type used in Gamebryo SDK. Gamebryo is an open-source engine for creating 3D games. NIF files are stored in the game's Assets folder of the application data directory, and they contain all the assets of the game. The NIF file format was originally created by Nvidia Corporation to store models, textures, animations, and other assets for use with their PhysX physics engine. Game developers can also use this file type to create custom content without any additional hassle.
NIF Format details
|Full Name||Gamebryo Model Format|
|Category||3D Image Files|
Software, that convert NIF files
The easiest way to convert a NIF file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle NIF files. Open your NIF file with one of them and save in another file format.
- Fallout 3
- The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
- The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
- GameBryo LightSpeed