File Extension NZB

.NZB File

File extension: NZB
File type: Download Pointer File


Notes about the NZB file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The NZB file type is primarily associated with 'Newzbin' by Newzbin Ltd. NZB is an XML-based file format for retrieving posts from NNTP (Usenet) servers. The format was conceived by the developers of the Newzbin.com Usenet Index. NZB is effective when used with search-capable websites. These websites create NZB files out of what is needed to be downloaded. Using this concept, headers would not be downloaded hence the NZB method is quicker and more bandwidth-efficient. The format, however, can be used for pointing to broken up content of most any kind (e.g., graphic, movie, audio, etc.) which is often found in binary newsgroups. The NZB files themselves are usually small XML text files; the news reader using the NZB file to collect the binary pieces of a larger file may also use .NZB for the partial downloads until the full file can be assembled; however, this is not required by the specification.

Detailed information for file extension NZB:


Primary association: Newzbin
Company: Newzbin Ltd
File classification: XML
Identifying characters Hex: 3C 3F 78 6D 6C 20 76 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 3D 22 31 2E 30 22 20 65 6E 63 6F 64 69 6E 67 3D 22 , ASCII: ?xml version="1.0" encoding="
Related links: Wikipedia NZB Page, NZB (Message-ID List) File Specification
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

To view technical data on file-extension NZB click this link to expand/hide the additional area.

System Info for File Extension .NZB

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: NZB.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NewsLeecher\newsLeecher.exe %1

ProgramID: UseNeXTFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UseNeXT\UseNeXT.EXE %1

ProgramID: UseNeXT
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UseNeXT\UseNeXT.exe %1

ProgramID: nzbfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GrabIt\GrabIt.exe %1

ProgramID: NewsBin.NZB
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NewsBin\nbpro.exe


Did this entry help you? Next time avoid the search engines and come directly to FILExt.





Home | How To Use FILExt | Tell Us About an Extension | FAQ | Terms | Privacy and Cookies Policy
© Copyright 2000-16 Uniblue Systems Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Microsoft is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies