File Extension Library

.NCW File Extension

  • Developer by: Native Instruments
  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .NCW file?

.NCW file extension is created by Native Instruments. .NCW has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .NCW file is Binary.

.NCW is Native Compressed Wave File

Audio file created by Native Instruments' Kontakt, an audio sampling program; saves an imported wave audio file using compression methods so the file uses less disk space.

NCW files are stored using lossless compression, so there is no loss in sound quality. Additionally, the files can be converted back to the original .WAV files without loss in quality.

List of all softwares that can open the Native Compressed Wave File
Native Instruments Kontakt
Native Instruments Kontakt
File Type 2:

Nero CoverDesigner Wizard File

Developer by: Nero Category: Misc Files

File used by Nero CoverDesigner, a disc labeling program included with Nero Multimedia Suite; contains a cover design template displayed in the wizard; used for presenting pre-designed label covers to the user.

List of all softwares that can open the Nero CoverDesigner Wizard File
Nero 2018

How to Open .NCW file on different platforms

Open .NCW File on Windows

  • Right-click a .NCW
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .NCW file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .NCW files" Press "Ok"

Open .NCW File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .NCW file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .NCW File on Linux

Right click on the .NCW file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .NCW File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .NCW file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .NCW File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .NCW files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .NCW files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .NCW files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .NCW file format
  2. You need to check the .NCW file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)