.NSR File Extension

Tenable Network Security
File Type:
Nessus Security Report File

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

What is a NSR file?

Nsr file extension has Nessus Security Report file type, developed by Tenable Network Security, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Nessus is security program designed for analyzing networks and finding vulnerabilities in them. Text reports generated by this application are saved in files with the .NSR extension. They store security scan information but in the more concise form in comparison with .NBE report files. As for today, both these formats – NBE and NSR – have been replaced by the newer .NESSUS format.  

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

nsr file icon
Tenable Network Security
File Type:
Nessus Security Report File
Data Files

How to open NSR file?

Double click the nsr 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 .nsr 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 nsr 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 nsr 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 NSR files

  • Windows Windows
    • Tenable Network Security Nessus Tenable Network Security Nessus
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Tenable Network Security Nessus Tenable Network Security Nessus
  • Linux Linux
    • Tenable Network Security Nessus Tenable Network Security Nessus

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 nsr file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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