Files with nco extension may be typically encountered as backup files created using the Nero BackItUp suite. Basically encrypted and occasionally also non-encrypted ZIP file with unique extension.

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NCO file extension - Nero BackItUp compressed backup

What is nco file? How to open nco files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

nco file icon: nco filetype icon

File extension nco represents a ZIP compressed backup file created by Nero BackItUp application that contains data to be backed up to a CD or DVD.

Nero BackItUp was distributed as a part of NERO suite. However, it is now is distributed as stand alone backup utility.

Non-encrypted .nco files can be decompressed by any archiver capable of decompressing common zip files.

Updated: November 30, 2023

The default software associated to open nco file:

Nero BackItUp icon

Nero AG logoNero BackItUp  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Nero AG

Nero BackItUp is backup utility that was a part of Nero Suite. However now is distributed as standalone backup application for Microsoft Windows. NeroBackItUp is able to backup selected important files and  operating system, as well as all hard drive. You can stored backup data on any other hard disk, burn them on CD, DVD, Blu-ray, HD DVD media, or saved on USB flash drives.

Help how to open:

Open with Nero BackItUp and use restore command, you should get a default "Save as..." dialog box from which you can save the files with their normal extension and uncompressed.

How to convert:

A .nco file is just a .zip file under Nero's proprietary extension. Rename the extension and you will be able to open and extract the archive using any program that can open *.zip files.

Find conversions from nco file:

nco to dat

nco to jpeg

nco to jpg

nco to rar

nco to zip

List of software applications associated to the .nco 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 nco file, edit nco file, convert nco file, view nco file, play nco file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting nco files.

Software that open nco file - Nero BackItUp compressed backup

Programs supporting the exension nco on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Nero BackItUp for open nco file action.

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