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NES file format description

Many people share .nes files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .nes file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .nes files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.nes - NES ROM Image

The NES data files are related to Nestopia. The NES file is a Nintendo Entertainment System ROM Image. The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is a popular 8bit game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

Data files
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NES ROM Image related extensions:
Nestopia Language Data
Nestopia Saved State Data
Universal NES Image Format ROM
Waixing NES ROM Image

.nes - Nessus Script

The NES data files are related to Nessus. The NES file is a Nessus Script. Nessus is a proprietary comprehensive vulnerability scanner which is developed by Tenable Network Security.

Data files
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Nessus Script related extensions:
Nessus Attack Scripting Language Script
Nessus Discovery Report
Compiled NASL Script
Nessus Network Security Scanner
Nessus Security Report Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .nes file extension. Even harmful programs can create .nes files. Be especially cautious with .nes files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .nes file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .nes file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bes, ens, es, ges, hes, jes, mes, n3s, nds, nec, new, nex, nez, nfs, nrs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

netCDF Data
TrimeTool MES Output
SpectraMagic NX Data
Northing-Easting-Elevation Data
MongoDB Namespace File

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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