.NRG File Extension

File Type:
Nero CD/DVD Image File

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

What is a NRG file?

Nrg file extension has Nero CD/DVD Image file type, developed by Nero, which is associated with the "disk image files" category.

These are disc images created with the help of the Nero disc authoring application. NRG file can be a full copy of a CD or DVD or include a set of files that can be mounted like a standard disc image. NRG files are often used to create backups for important information or disc copies. You can convert NRG files to the .ISO format with the help of the Nrg2Iso software.  

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

nrg file icon
File Type:
Nero CD/DVD Image File
Disk Image Files

How to open NRG file?

Double click the nrg 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 .nrg 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 nrg 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the nrg 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 NRG 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 nrg file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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