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NRA File Extension

Nero Audio Compilation
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What is NRA file?

Full format name of files that use NRA extension is Nero Audio Compilation. Nero defined the Nero Audio Compilation format standard. Files with NRA extension may be used by programs distributed for Linux, Windows platform. NRA file format, along with 771 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. The most popular program for handling NRA files is Nero Multimedia Suite, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. Nero Multimedia Suite software was developed by Nero AG, and on its official website you may find more information about NRA files or the Nero Multimedia Suite software program.

Programs which support NRA file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support NRA files. NRA files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support NRA file

How to open file with NRA extension?

Problems with accessing NRA may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Nero Audio Compilation files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with NRA files.

Step 1. Get the Nero Multimedia Suite

Install software to open NRA file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports NRA files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Nero Multimedia Suite or different compatible program, such as Nero Linux. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Nero Multimedia Suite installed is by going to developer’s website (Nero AG) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Nero Multimedia Suite and update if needed

Update software that support file extension NRAIf the problems with opening NRA files still occur even after installing Nero Multimedia Suite, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Nero Multimedia Suite is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Nero Multimedia Suite cannot handle files with NRA may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Nero Multimedia Suite.

Step 3. Assign Nero Multimedia Suite to NRA files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate NRA files with latest version of Nero Multimedia Suite you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with NRA file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the NRA with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Nero Multimedia Suite is installed, check the Always use this app to open NRA files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with NRA file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with NRA extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Nero Multimedia Suite and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with NRA extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the NRA is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the NRA file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check NRA file for viruses
1. Check the NRA file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the NRA is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the NRA file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. NRA file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with NRA extension is complete and error-free

If the NRA file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with NRA extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Nero Audio Compilation file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Nero Multimedia Suite

If the systems has insufficient resources to open NRA files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Nero Audio Compilation files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the NRA files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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