What is a .NSCR File And How To Open It – Nintendo (Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .nscr 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 .nscr file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .NSCR file?

The file extension .NSCR stands for Nintendo DS Title Screen File. The developer of this file extension is Nintendo. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .nscr file on 1 platform.

How to open a .NSCR file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Crystal Tile 2 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is MKDS Course Modifier and Crystal Tile 2.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NSCR 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 Crystal Tile 2 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .NSCR file?

If you cannot open the .NSCR file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .NSCR file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .nsf – NES Sound Format File, .nsf – IBM, .nsfe – Disch, .nsh – Nullsoft, .nsi – Nullsoft. 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 .NSCR file with the Crystal Tile 2, MKDS Course Modifier programs on Windows.