How to open NDS files

Did your computer fail to open a NDS file? We explain what NDS files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a NDS file?

NDS is an acronym that stands for Nintendo Dual Screen. The Nintendo Dual Screen is a game system released by the Nintendo Company. The game system features two separate screens and a stylus that allows users a "touch screen" interaction when playing the DS video games.

Files with the .nds extension are computer files that have been encoded to enable the DS game file to be played on a user's PC. The NDS file contains images of the ROM Flash Data that is inside the Nintendo DS came cartridge and the file is then played on a computer using a Nintendo DS emulator.

NDS file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of NDS files. Remember, different programs may use NDS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

WinRARWinRARUser submitted
Nero Burning ROMNero Burning ROMUser submitted
Nero Burning ROM StarterNero Burning ROM StarterUser submitted
WinDS PROWinDS PROUser submitted
WinDS PRO AppsWinDS PRO AppsUser submitted
NO$ZoomerNO$ZoomerUser submitted
No$gbaNo$gbaUser submitted
uTorrentuTorrentUser submitted
VisualBoyAdvance emulatorVisualBoyAdvance emulatorUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
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We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with NDS-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!