Updated on May 28, 2021
A NRG file is a proprietary CD or DVD disk image file created by the popular disk burning software Nero Burning ROM. By using a NRG file extractor, you can play or open NRG files, and this post gives a detailed guide on how to extract NRG file easily.
A NRG file is a CD/DVD image file format created by Nero Burning ROM, and can be an exact copy of DVD/CD disc, which is usually used for backup or mounting purpose. Different from ISO files, NRG is often used to make Audio CD image files while ISO images cannot store audio tracks for Audio CDs. Moreover, besides Audio CD, NRG image format can also be used for DVD video and game. As many people do not know how to open NRG file, this article gives three solutions to help you deal with the three different types of NRG files.
Preparation: Install DAEMON Tools Lite (Free version):https://www.daemon-tools.cc/products/dtLite
This mount image software can be used as a NRG extractor to extract different NRG files and it's the core of this guide.
Q: Does anyone know if there is a program that can extract *.nrg music files (NERO image file). I don't want to burn to CD's and would like to keep the extracted audio tracks on the HDD. Thanks :)
Step1. Launch DAEMON Tools Lite and click "Quick Mount" on the left corner to import the NRG files.
Step 2. Open Start Menu on your computer. Then click "Computer" or "My Computer", and you will find NRG files has been mounted as a new drive.
Note: Here I just take how to open NRG file in windows 10 as an example and the way of opening "Computer" section on different OS and versions may be different.
Step 3. Right click and select "Play with VLC Media Player" or other players on your computer.
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Q: I got a movie in some kind of NRG format. It doesn't work in any way. I tried some video converters, and none of them work. I really need to convert this file to AVI!! Any help?
Step 1. Run the NRG file extractor - DAEMON Tools Lite. After that, click the "Quick Mount" button on the bottom left to select DVD Video NRG files.
Step 2. A window will pop up reminding you that whether you need to open the NRG file. And the NRG files has been mounted as a new virtual drive in "My Computer".
Step 3. How to open NRG file on more devices? Install WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro to convert NRG to MP4 or AVI so you can play it on mobile phones, tablet and other devices. Just Launch the DVD ripper > Click "DVD Disc" and select virtual drive > Go to "Output Format" to choose MP4 or AVI as the output format > Click "Run" to start the conversion process.
Free download WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro to play DVD NRG files on all kinds of devices:
Q: What can I do with a .nrg file aside from burning it to DVD? This is a game I downloaded recently. How to install NRG file and play the game?
Step 1. Open DAEMON Tools Lite and then hit "Quick Mount" in the lower-left corner.
Step 2. You will see a Windows asking if you want to install the game. Or double click on "My Computer" to start the game installation procedure.
It's all about how to open NRG file, in other words, how to extract NRG file. Have you got it now? If it works for you, please share it with your friends and you're welcome to contact us if there is any question or suggestion.
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