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How to open .nfo file extension?

File Type : Text file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .nfo file extension?

.nfo file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The files that contain the .nfo file extension, are the text files containing information about a pirated application that has been downloaded to a computer hard drive from the Internet. These NFO files are often referred to as "readme" files. These file hold the text about the software, release notes, the group who distributed the program and the related files. NFO files usually contain ASCII text identifying the piracy group. NFO readers such as NFOPad can extarct the text characters as the intended graphic. Important: As Microsoft Windows' System Information tool also uses the ".nfo" file extension, Windows may not be able to open NFO files in the System Information viewer. It would be better to open the files directly in some text editor or a NFO viewer.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .nfo files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Any Text Editor
  • CubicDesign Compact NFO Viewer
  • Microsoft Notepad
  • NFOPad
  • Microsoft System Information
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Apple TextEdit
  • MacroMates TextMate
  • Other Text Editor