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Basic information about NZB file

When there is a problem with opening files with the file extension NZB(*.NZB or *.nzb), you do not need a computer expert. In most cases, using the helpful suggestions of experts contained in our website as well as appropriate programs, you can solve the problem with the NZB file yourself.

There are 1 file types using the NZB file extension in our database. In the further part of this page, you will find detail information about all the NZB file with their brief description and a list of programs that support NZB file sorted by operating systems. The table below provides useful information about the NZB file extension. It answers questions such as:
  • What is the NZB file?
  • How to open a NZB file?
  • What programs do I need to open a NZB file?
  • What programs help to create and edit a NZB file?
  • How to convert NZB files to another file format?
  • How to convert another files to NZB file format?

1.Detail information about NZB file extension: NewzBin Usenet Index File

File type NewzBin Usenet Index File Category Web Files
Developer NewzBin.com File format XML
Description NZB file is a NewzBin Usenet Index File developed by NewzBin.com. File used by Newzbin, a service that indexes Usenet contents; contains short summary information about a Usenet posting, such as a unique ID, poster name, posting groups, file names, and file segments; used as an index to gather newsfeed content from a Usenet posting.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert NZB files

DJI Interprises NewsBin Pro
Newsman Pro
Usenet Explorer
TechSono SuperNZB
S&H Computer Systems News Rover
rsbr-Software News File Grabber
Ilan Shemes GrabIt

Panic Unison 2
Asar NZB Drop
TechSono SuperNZB


Can't open a NZB file?

When you click a file to open it, operating system examines the filename extension. If operating system recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When operating system does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

”Can't open this file: example.NZB”。

To open this file, you install one of the applications from the list of software programs that you found here, you should be able to open, edit or convert the file with the NZB extension without any issue.

Where I can download the application that support NZB file?

If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program), you will find more information there on the location where to download the required application. Most often they are the websites of software manufacturers.

How to change file associations?

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click "Open With".
  • In the "Open With" dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click "Browse" to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the ”Always use the selected program to open this kind of file” check box.

Can I change the extension of NZB files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read/open the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format. Select a software program from our list and install it on your computer. If the file has not opened correctly, you have to look for a different software program from our list. Sometimes you have to repeat the operation several times.

What else may cause problems width open a NZB file?

The reasons for the lack of the ability to open a NZB file on your computer may be at least several. The easiest thing is to find a suitable application installed on your computer, which will open a NZB file. If there is still something wrong, you might want to check:

  • Whether the NZB file is damaged.
  • Whether the NZB file is incorrectly linked in the registry entries.
  • Whether the NZB file extension has been accidentally removed from the Windows registry.
  • Whether the installation of an application that supports the NZB file format is incompletely.
  • Whether the NZB file is infected.
  • Whether the drivers of the equipment used for opening a NZB file are up to date.
  • Whether your computer has enough hardware resources to open a NZB file.

If the NZB file still not working with your software after eliminating the above shortcomings? That means that the problem is more complex and requires the help of a specialist.