The File Extensions Database

.NCH File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .NCH file?

.NCH is Outlook Express Folder File

Folder containing e-mail messages for a specific mailbox; typically named "Folders.nch" and located in the Outlook Express\Mail folder; should not be moved or renamed.

Programs that open Outlook Express Folder File
Microsoft Outlook Express

How to solve problems with NCH files

  • Associate the NCH file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any NCH file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.NCH files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the NCH file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .NCH is Outlook Express Folder File. Because only the current version supports the latest NCH file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .NCH is Outlook Express Folder File update.
  • To make sure that your NCH file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.