What is a .NCH File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .nch 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. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .nch file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .NCH file?

The .NCH file extension is Outlook Express Folder File. The creator of this file extension is Microsoft. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .nch file on 1 platform.

How to open a .NCH file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .NCH file on your operating system/device.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .nch file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Outlook Express software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Microsoft Outlook Express software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NCH file

2. The second 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 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Outlook Express software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .NCH file?

If you cannot open the .NCH file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .NCH file.ni – Graham Nelson, .nib – Apple, .nick – Microsoft, .nif – Gamebase, .nim – Nimrod Software Foundation. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .NCH file with the Microsoft Outlook Express program on Windows.