What is a .NRW File And How To Open It – Nikon (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .nrw extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .nrw file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .NRW file?

The .NRW file extension is Nikon Raw Image File. The creator of this file extension is Nikon. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a camera raw image related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .nrw file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .NRW file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and Corel PaintShop Pro software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NRW 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 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 .NRW file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .nrw file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and MacPhun ColorStrokes software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .NRW 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .NRW file?

If you cannot open the .NRW file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .NRW file.nrx – The Neat Company, .ns1 – Martin Freij, .ns2 – IBM, .ns3 – IBM, .ns4 – IBM. 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 .NRW file with the Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, Corel PaintShop Pro programs on Windows and Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, MacPhun ColorStrokes programs on Mac.