What is a .NFO File And How To Open It – THG (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .nfo extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .nfo file extension and how to open it.

What is a .NFO file?

The file extension .NFO comes from Warez Information File. The developer of this file extension is THG. This text related file is in text format.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .nfo file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .NFO file?

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

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

The .nfo file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the iNFekt NFO Viewer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use NFOPad, CubicDesign Compact NFO Viewer, Microsoft Notepad and iNFekt NFO Viewer software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NFO file

2. The second step is locating 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 iNFekt NFO Viewer software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .NFO file on Mac

To open the .nfo file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple TextEdit and MacroMates TextMate software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .NFO file

2. The second step is locating 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: 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 Apple TextEdit software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .NFO file?

If you are still unable to open the .NFO file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .NFO file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .nfo – Microsoft, .nfo – The FIEN Group, .nfo – Microsoft. 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 .NFO file with the iNFekt NFO Viewer, NFOPad, CubicDesign Compact NFO Viewer, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows and Apple TextEdit, MacroMates TextMate programs on Mac.