M4B file format description

Many people often share .m4b files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .m4b files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .m4b files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .m4b files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .m4b file format.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.m4b - Mpeg-4 Audio Book

The M4B audio files are related to Windows Media Player. The M4B file is an MPEG-4 Audio Book (MP4). M4A files are very similar to MP4 files, and the M4B format is only different from M4A because it can be bookmarked, allowing an MP3 player to return exactly to the last listening point. M4B is popular for audiobooks and podcasts for this very reason.

Application:Windows Media Player
Category:Audio files
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Mpeg-4 Audio Book related extensions:

  • acm Interplay ACM Audio
  • cmf SoundFX Macs Opera Tracker Music
  • nst Noise Tracker Music Module
  • narrative Mariner Narrator Audio
  • sng Korg Trinity Song
  • m3u M3U Playlist File

.m4b - Myst IV: Revelation Game Archive

The M4B game data files are related to Myst IV: Revelation. The M4B file is a Myst IV: Revelation Game Archive. Myst IV: Revelation is the fourth installment in the Myst computer game series, developed and published by Ubisoft.

Application:Myst IV: Revelation
Category:Game Data files
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Myst IV: Revelation Game Archive related extensions:

  • ill Picross Puzzle Data
  • pln RealFlight Airplane Description
  • lsv Divinity: Original Sin Saved Game
  • radq Need for Madness Game Archive
  • bar Age of Mythology Game Data
  • sqm Operation Flashpoint Mission Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .m4b file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .m4b extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .m4b files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .m4b files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .m4b file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .m4b file

To set the .m4b file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .m4b file association. Many applications can open .m4b files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .m4b file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

h4b, m4, m4f, m4v, mb, mb4, meb, mrb, mtb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .m4b filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .m4b:

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