What is a .NRS File And How To Open It – NovaStor (Visual Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .nrs extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .nrs file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .NRS file?

The file extension .NRS is from NovaBACKUP Restore Script.It was developed by NovaStor. The file is a backup file.

What to know

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

How to open a .NRS file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the NovaStor NovaBACKUP Professional 17 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NRS 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 right click on your file and choose “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 NovaStor NovaBACKUP Professional 17 software that 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 .NRS file?

If you are still unable to open the .NRS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .NRS file.nrt – Nokia, .nrt – The Neat Company, .nru – Nero, .nrw – Nikon, .nrx – The Neat Company. 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 .NRS file with the NovaStor NovaBACKUP Professional 17 program on Windows.