What are NRW files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a NRW 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 NRW file?
NRW files have multiple uses, and Nokia RAW Bitmap is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Nokia RAW Bitmap
Files with the .nrw extension are most commonly associated with Nikon COOLPIX and digital SLR cameras. The NRW files contain raw images that have been created with the cameras.
These cameras save the image files in a raw, uncompressed format. The NRW file extension is similar to the NEF file format, but NRW files can support Windows Imaging Component functions.
How to open NRW files
We have identified three NRW openers that are compatible with this specific type of NRW file.
Programs that open Nokia RAW Bitmap files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
All known file formats using extension .NRW
While Nokia RAW Bitmap is a popular type of NRW-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .NRW file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Nero CD-ROM Compilation File
We know that one NRW format is Nero CD-ROM Compilation File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
NRW opener for Windows
We have identified one NRW opener that is compatible with this specific type of NRW file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of NRW files. Remember, different programs may use NRW files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Adobe Photoshop||User submitted|
|PhotoPad Image Editor||User submitted|
|Capture NX||User submitted|
|Corel PaintShop Pro||User submitted|
|Zoner Photo Studio||User submitted|
|AfterShot Pro||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|
|Luminance HDR||User submitted|
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