NFO viewers

Although NFO files can, in most cases, viewed by console interface of many operating systems (for example the "type" command in the Command Prompt), NFO viewing softwares were created mainly offering wider and easier GUI access. On Windows, a simple batch file can be associated to NFO files to view them:

type %1 |more

Scene viewers

  • Here you can find various NFO Viewers contained in cracks releases from different cracking groups.

Microsoft Windows

  • iNFekt The best Windows NFO file viewer! GPL.
  • DAMN NFO Viewer An NFO file viewer. Program was abandoned. Last version is from 2002-09-15. Freeware.
  • DIZzy A simplistic NFO/DIZ file viewer. Freeware. DIZzy v1.12 Copyright (c)2001-2006 Dariusz Stanislawek
  • iNFO A small viewer for NFO, DIZ, and other ASCII art files. GPL. Initial public and last release both in 2005.
  • Compact NFO Viewer A compact/monolithic NFO/DIZ/TXT file viewer. Freeware.
  • NFO2TXT Converts NFO files to TXT files. Freeware.
  • NFOView A simple NFO file viewer. Original site is down. NFOView on this wiki.
  • ViewNFO An NFO/DIZ/TXT file viewer. Freeware.
  • jane A nice ASCII files viewer/editor. Freeware. Can display the NFO in an SRR file!

jane (just another nasty editor)
© 2001-2002 cRayFiSh / SoftThatWillNeverSeeTheLight Inc. feat. Morgoth
(nice nfo viewer with alot of rocking features)
(props to my friend cray for his great tool) Source

  • NFOpad A full-featured NFO/DIZ/TXT editor/viewer. Freeware.
  • GetDiz An NFO/DIZ/TXT editor/viewer. Freeware.
  • Notepad2 Mod Notepad2 mod with code folding and NFO support. Open Source
  • Notepad++ Text editor with NFO support. Open Source
  • ArtCine NFO Creator An NFO editor for films. Freeware.
  • PabloDraw An Ansi/Ascii text and RIPscrip vector graphic art editor/viewer with multi-user capabilities. Closed source.
  • NFOlux 1.1 NFOlux is an easy-to-use application that helps you view and create NFO-formatted files.
  • Java Ascii Versatile Editor JavE is a free Ascii Editor. Rather than for editing texts, it is intended for drawing simple diagrams by using Ascii characters.


  • NFO Viewer A simple viewer for NFO files. GPL
  • qinfo A GTK+ based ascii art text viewer written in C. GPL

Mac OS X

Platform independent


NFO builders

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