What is a .NAR File And How To Open It – Nokia (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .nar extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .nar file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .NAR file?

The .NAR file extension stands for Nokia Image Archive. The development of this file was done by Nokia. This compressed file is in zip format.

What to know

There are currently 13 software that can open the .nar file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .NAR file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .NAR file on various operating systems.

How to open a .NAR file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .nar file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the B1 Free Archiver software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Corel WinZip, RARLAB WinRAR, PeaZip, ConeXware PowerArchiver, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, 7-Zip and B1 Free Archiver.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NAR file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the B1 Free Archiver software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .NAR file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .nar file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the B1 Free Archiver software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Apple Archive Utility, Corel WinZip Mac, Incredible Bee Archiver, The Unarchiver, B1 Free Archiver and Keka software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .NAR file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the B1 Free Archiver software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .NAR file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .nar file on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the PeaZip software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: B1 Free Archiver and PeaZip.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .NAR file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the PeaZip software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .NAR file on Android

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .nar file on Android in few easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .NAR file in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the ZDevs ZArchiver software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. The other software that opens the .nar file on Android is ZDevs ZArchiver. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .NAR file?

If you are still unable to open the .NAR file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .NAR file.nar – Nexon. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .NAR file with the B1 Free Archiver, Corel WinZip, RARLAB WinRAR, PeaZip, ConeXware PowerArchiver, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, 7-Zip programs on Windows, B1 Free Archiver, Apple Archive Utility, Corel WinZip Mac, Incredible Bee Archiver, The Unarchiver, Keka programs on Mac, PeaZip, B1 Free Archiver software on Linux and ZDevs ZArchiver software on Android.