One Command to Convert .NRG to .ISO in Ubuntu Linux

Last updated: September 4, 2013

NRG A .nrg file is a proprietary CD image file format used by Nero Burning ROM. In Ubuntu Linux, you can easily convert the .nrg to .iso file using the command line tool nrg2iso.

nrg2iso is available in Ubuntu universe repository. You can install it using Ubuntu Software Center. Or run below command if you’re on Ubuntu Server without GUI:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install nrg2iso

Once installed, you can convert .NGR file to .ISO via one command. For example:

nrg2iso image.nrg image.iso

That’s it. Enjoy!


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3 responses to One Command to Convert .NRG to .ISO in Ubuntu Linux

  1. I tried it, but it didn’t work on my Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64-bit.

    $ nrg2iso 1.nrg 1.iso
    $ sudo mount -t iso9660 1.iso /mnt
    mount: block device /tmp/1.iso is write-protected, mounting read-only
    mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop1,
    missing codepage or helper program, or other error
    In some cases useful info is found in syslog – try
    dmesg | tail or so

    [35186.581203] ISOFS: Unable to identify CD-ROM format.

  2. I know the app exists but how do i get it to work, this is very unhelpful as you are telling me less than my software manager!

    • nrg2iso image.nrg image.iso as it says right in the article.

      Another way to present exactly the same thing:

      nrg2iso .nrg .iso