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M4B file format description

Many people share .m4b files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .m4b file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .m4b files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.m4b - Mpeg-4 Audio Book

The M4B audio files are related to Windows Media Player. M4B file is a 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
Mime-type:
audio/x-m4b
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Mpeg-4 Audio Book related extensions:
.caf
Core Audio Format
.sb
Signed Byte Audio Data
.2ch
Super Audio CD Track
.kxs
Kexis Lossless Compressed Audio
.dts
DTS Encoded Audio File
.amb
Ambisonic B-Format Audio

Naturally, other applications may also use the .m4b file extension. Even harmful programs can create .m4b files. Be especially cautious with .m4b files coming from an unknown source!

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 a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:

example.m4b

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .m4b file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Mathematica Binary File
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M4 Macro File
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PRO100 3D Interior Catalog Element

Operating systems

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