.NCLR File Extension

File Type:
Nintendo DS Color Palette File

Having trouble opening .nclr extension? Don't panic! This page explains what nclr files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open nclr files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a NCLR file?

Nclr file extension has Nintendo DS Color Palette file type, developed by Nintendo, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Some Nintendo DS games use files in this format. They contain color palettes for graphics saved in corresponding .NCGR files (they are needed to save title screen images for some Nintendo DS games). You can edit NCLR files using Crystal Tile 2 or MKDS Course Modifier. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

nclr file icon
File Type:
Nintendo DS Color Palette File
Game Files

How to open NCLR file?

Double click the nclr file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .nclr extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the nclr extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the nclr file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open NCLR files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the nclr file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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