File Extension Library

.NSP File Extension

  • Category: Game Files

What is an .NSP file?

.NSP file extension has been classified as Game Files.

.NSP is Nintendo Switch Package

An NSP file is a game package used by the Nintendo Switch console and Switch emulators, such as Yuzu or Ryujinx. It stores multiple files, which may include the game ROM, .JPG game icon, game updates, and game metadata. NSP files are typically used for storing backup dumps of Switch games and are similar to .XCI files.

NSP files can be played on a Nintendo Switch using SX OS, which can be booted on to a Switch console using the Xecuter SX Pro tool. The SX OS is custom firmware that allows you to play Nintendo Switch Homebrew and NSP files.

List of all softwares that can open the Nintendo Switch Package

How to Open .NSP file on different platforms

Open .NSP File on Windows

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

Open .NSP File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .NSP 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 .NSP File on Linux

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

Open .NSP File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .NSP 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 .NSP 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 .NSP files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .NSP files

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