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What are NEX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a NEX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your NEX files.

What is a NEX file?

NEX files have multiple uses, and NEXUS Format is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

NEXUS Format

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open NEX files

Important: Different programs may use files with the NEX file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your NEX file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested eight different NEX openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 22, 2023

All known file formats using extension .NEX

While NEXUS Format is a popular type of NEX-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .NEX file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

ZX Spectrum Next Application

We know that one NEX format is ZX Spectrum Next Application. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Avast Secure BrowserAvast Secure BrowserUser submitted
DnaSPDnaSPUser submitted
MesquiteMesquiteUser submitted
Opera DeveloperOpera DeveloperUser submitted
Nexia System SoftwareNexia System SoftwareUser submitted
Avast SafeZone BrowseAvast SafeZone BrowseUser submitted
PAUPPAUPUser submitted

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