NEX File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a NEX file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .NEX files.

What is a NEX file?

A .NEX file is a NEXUS format file. Through our analysis of NEX files, we know that one use of the format is NEXUS format. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open NEX files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension NEX for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different NEX openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .NEX

While NEXUS format is a popular type of NEX-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .NEX extension.

The NEX file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a NEX opener may not be able to open all kinds of NEX files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited NEX viewer.

ZX Spectrum Next application

Through our analysis of NEX files, we know that one use of the format is ZX Spectrum Next application. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different NEX openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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.

OperaOperaUser submitted
Opera Internet BrowserOpera Internet BrowserUser submitted
SafeZoneSafeZoneUser submitted
Opera NextOpera NextUser submitted
DnaSPDnaSPUser submitted
MesquiteMesquiteUser submitted
Opera DeveloperOpera DeveloperUser submitted
Nexia System SoftwareNexia System SoftwareUser submitted
Avast SafeZone BrowseAvast SafeZone BrowseUser submitted
PAUPPAUPUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with NEX-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with NEX-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!