.NCF File Extension

No Cache File

NCF file format belongs to Game Files category. Programs support NCF files are listed in table below. 1509 file types are given NCF extension. Most often they are not compatible. You must use differen...

General Information

Title NCF File Extension
Extension .ncf
Full Form No Cache File
File Type Data File
Developer Valve Corporation
MIME Type application/x-steam-nocache

File Function

Primary Function Store data
Additional Functions Cache validation, Store licenses
Features Encrypted, Steam integration

File Characteristics

Quality Binary data
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable No

Use Cases

Game Installation Yes
Software Distribution Yes
Digital Rights Management Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks None inherent
Best Practices Do not modify

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2000s
Latest Version Varies with Steam updates

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .gcf, .vdf, .acf

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Steam Free Windows, Mac, Linux