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File TypeNintendo (NES) ROM File

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CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Game ROM created from an NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) video game; contains the same data as the original NES cartridge; can be opened and played on a Mac or PC using an NES emulator.

More Information

NOTE: Some NES emulators play certain ROM files better than others. If you notice a game's audio or video performance is choppy in one emulator, you may want to try another emulation program.

Program(s) that open .NES files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Nestopia
VirtuaNES
FCEUX
Jnes
FakeNES
NesterJ
iNES
MESS
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
RockNES
Nestopia
MESS
Linux LogoLinux
FCEUX
Nestopia
MESS
Android LogoAndroid
Nesoid
Updated 1/26/2015