Files with nse extension are mainly found as scripts from Nmap scripting engine.

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

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NSE file extension - Nmap security scanner scripting engine file

What is nse file? How to open nse files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

File extension nse is related to the Nmap Scripting Engine,  one of Nmap's most powerful and flexible features. It allows users to write (and share) simple scripts (using the Lua programming language, ) to automate a wide variety of networking tasks. Those scripts are executed in parallel with the speed and efficiency you expect from Nmap. Users can rely on the growing and diverse set of scripts distributed with Nmap, or write their own to meet custom needs.

An .nse file contains script. Each script contains a field associating it with one or more categories. Currently defined categories are safe, intrusive, malware, version, discovery, vuln, auth, and default. These are all described in the section called “Script Categories”.

Scripts are not run in a sandbox and thus could accidentally or maliciously damage your system or invade your privacy. Never run scripts from third parties unless you trust the authors or have carefully audited the scripts yourself.

Help how to open:

Most likely only useable in Nmap, but possibly can be edited using any text editor.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .nse 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 software applications associated to the .nse 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 nse file, edit nse file, convert nse file, view nse file, play nse 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 nse files.

Software that open nse file - Nmap security scanner scripting engine file

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


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