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.NES File Extension

File TypeNintendo (NES) ROM File

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What is a NES file?

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

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NES files are used by gamers who enjoy playing retro, discontinued games on their computers. The gamers use emulators to play the NES games, including Nestopia, MESS, and FCEUX.

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.

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Programs that open NES files
Updated 6/26/2019

About NES Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.nes suffix is and how to open it.

The Nintendo (NES) ROM file type, file format description, and Mac, Windows, Linux, and Android programs listed on this page have been individually researched and verified by the FileInfo team. We strive for 100% accuracy and only publish information about file formats that we have tested and validated.

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