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Details of extension .nfo

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .nfo file?
  • Which program can create the .nfo file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .nfo format?
  • What can convert .nfo files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .nfo extension?
NFO File .nfo file icon

NFO File

NFO is a scene release information file. This file usually contains some ASCII art and information related to the package.
Category: Document files
Application: Damn NFO Viewer
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Microsoft System Information File .nfo file icon

Microsoft System Information File

NFO file is a Microsoft System Information File. NFO file contains some information about operating system (MS Windows). This is a binary file that can be viewed only through the System Information utility (msinfo32.exe).
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Program name: msinfo32.exe
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .nfo filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

nto (1), bfo (1), nof (1), nfp (1), nfi (1), neo (1), nco (1), mfo (1), gfo (1), fno (1), nro (1), ngo (1), nfl (1), nf (1), ndo (1)

Can't open a .nfo file?

If you want to open a .nfo file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .nfo association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.nfo

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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