What is a .NRG File And How To Open It – Nero (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .nrg extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .nrg file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .NRG file?

The file extension .NRG is from Nero CD/DVD Image File.The developer of this file extension is Nero. The format of this disk image file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .nrg file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .NRG file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .NRG file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Smart Projects IsoBuster, WinMount International WinMount, PowerISO and DT Soft Daemon Tools software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NRG 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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 Smart Projects IsoBuster software 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 .NRG file on Mac

The .nrg file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Roxio Popcorn software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .NRG 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 Roxio Popcorn software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .NRG file?

If you are still unable to open the .NRG file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .NRG file.nri – Nero, .nrl – Autonomy Interwoven, .nrm – Nero, .nrmlib – The Neat Company, .nro – Nintendo Switch Executable File. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .NRG file with the Smart Projects IsoBuster, WinMount International WinMount, PowerISO, DT Soft Daemon Tools programs on Windows and Roxio Popcorn program on Mac.