A ~nt file extension is related to the installation files in Windows operating system, in versions based on NT architecture.

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Software that works with ~nt file extension

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~NT file extension - Microsoft Windows NT installation data

What is ~nt file? How to open ~nt files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

~nt file icon: ~nt filetype icon

The ~nt file extension is used for one of the installation files in Windows operating system, in versions based on NT architecture.

These *.~nt files are generated only between the first and the second Windows Installer reboot. After the Windows installation is finished the Installer deletes these files.

This ~nt 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 ~nt file type:

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows NT 4.0  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 is popular business oriented operating system released in 1996. It is full 32-bit operating system based on NT core. Windows NT is designed to work on multi-processor computers. The graphical environment is similar to Microsoft Windows 95. Windows NT 4.0 were distributed in two editions: for workstations and servers. In 2000 Windows NT was replaced by the Microsoft Windows 2000.

Microsoft Windows 2000 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows 2000  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows 2000 is full 32-bit operating system based on Windows NT core for business workstations and servers released in 2000. It is the predecessor of popular Windows XP.  It is more comfortable than Windows NT 4.0 and supports advanced features such as the Universal Serial Bus (USB), IrDA for infrared devices, and FireWire. Windows 2000 was the first Windows NT system, which was also popular among home users.

Microsoft Windows XP Professional icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows XP Professional  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows XP Professional operating system is designed for business and advanced users released in 2001. It contains all functions from Windows XP Home as well as other advanced functions used in business sector. It is available to buy in 32-bit and 64-bit version. The official support for this OS ends in 2014.

Help how to open ~NT 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 ~NT:

As far as we know, this .~nt 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 .~nt file extension

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

  • Create ~nt file

Programs that can create ~nt file - Microsoft Windows NT installation data

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create ~nt file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ~nt file by default:
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 small icon Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Microsoft Windows 2000 small icon Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP Professional small icon Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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