The ncs file extension is used for compiled script files from Bioware's Aurora engine, which is the base for popular games such as Neverwinter Nights, or Star Wars:Knights of the Old Republic.

There are 2 other file types using
the NCS file extension!

ncs icon.ncs - Netscape Conference Call file

empty icon.ncs - NeuraLynx single continuous channel file

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NCS file - Bioware Aurora / Obsidian Electron compiled script file

What is ncs file? How to open ncs files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The ncs file extension is associated with Bioware's Aurora / Obsidian Electron engine used in such great games, as Neverwinter Nights or Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.

A *.ncs file contains scripts used in games based on this engine. The uncompiled files have NSS file extension instead.

The default software associated to ncs file type:

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic icon

BioWare logoStar Wars: Knights of the Old Republic  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (KotOR) is a role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by LucasArts in 2003 for Windows. The game was very succesful and thus released to other platforms including XBOX and Mac OS X.

Help how to open NCS files:

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 file with extension NCS:

As far as we know, this .ncs 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.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 4E 43 53 20 56

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

  • Others ncs file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ncs file - Bioware Aurora / Obsidian Electron compiled script file

Click on the software link for more information about Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic uses ncs 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 ncs file by default:
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic small icon Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Other suggested software:
Planescape: Torment small icon Planescape: Torment
Icewind Dale

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