.NTFS File Extension

File Type:
NTFS Partition File

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

What is a NTFS file?

Ntfs file extension has NTFS Partition file type, which is associated with the "system files" category.

These are disk partition files with data saved as an NTFS file system. They store files/folders arranged in the same way as they would be on a NTFS disc image or operating system. NTFS files can be opened with the help of 7-Zip. Microsoft Windows uses files in this format.

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

ntfs file icon
File Type:
NTFS Partition File
System Files

How to open NTFS file?

Double click the ntfs 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 .ntfs 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 ntfs 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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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 ntfs 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 NTFS files

  • Windows Windows
    • 7-Zip 7-Zip

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

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