NEX File

What are NEX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a NEX file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a NEX file?

NEX files have multiple uses, and NEXUS Format is one of them. Read more about the others 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 9 different NEX openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 20, 2022

More file formats using the NEX extension

Through our research of NEX files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • ZX Spectrum Next Application

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.

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

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