What is a .NTFS File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .ntfs 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. In this article we will explain what .ntfs file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .NTFS file?

The .NTFS file extension stands for NTFS Partition File. The file has the binary format, and it is a system related files.

What to know

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

How to open a .NTFS file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the 7-Zip software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use 7-Zip software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .NTFS 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the 7-Zip software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .NTFS file?

If you are still unable to open the .NTFS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .NTFS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .nth – Nokia, .ntn – NOTION Song File, .ntp – Natron Project File, .ntrk – Ubisoft Entertainment, .nts – IBM. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .NTFS file with the 7-Zip program on Windows.