An nch file extension is related to the Microsoft Outlook Express and used for its email tree files.

There is one other file type using
the NCH file extension!

empty icon.nch - On Hold message or music

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NCH file extension - Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail data

What is nch file? How to open nch files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

nch file icon: nch filetype icon

The nch file extension is associated with the Microsoft Outlook Express, an e-mail client for Microsoft Windows operating system.

The nch file contains email tree data.

Microsoft Outlook Express is obsolete product replaced by Windows Mail and Live Mail.

This nch file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open nch file:

Microsoft Outlook Express icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Outlook Express  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Outlook Express is an e-mail client distributed with Internet Explorer from version 4.0 to version 6.0. It is also pre-installed in several versions of Microsoft Windows, from Windows 98 to Windows XP.

Outlook Express is user-friendly and easy to use application, which supports standard POP, IMAP accounts, composing rich HTML e-mails, e-mail encryption, privacy protection, malware protection, e-mail sorting etc.

In Windows Vista is Outlook Express replaced with Windows Mail.

Windows Live Mail icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Live Mail  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows Live Mail is an e-mail client for Microsoft Windows. It is available in Microsoft Windows Live products. Windows Live Mail is successor for Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail. It is more advanced then its predecessors and takes new features based on Microsoft Outlook. Microsoft Windows Live Mail is available only for Microsoft Windows.

Windows Live Mail will be discontinued in on January 10, 2017!

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .nch file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .nch file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open nch file, edit nch file, convert nch file, view nch file, play nch file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with nch file - Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail data

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Outlook Express. Microsoft Outlook Express uses nch file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with nch file by default:
Microsoft Outlook Express small icon Microsoft Outlook Express
Windows Live Mail small icon Windows Live Mail
Other suggested software:
Windows Mail small icon Windows Mail

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