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NB file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.nb - Mathematica Notebook File

The NB document files are related to Mathematica. NB file is a Mathematica Notebook File. Mathematica is a computer program used mainly in scientific, engineering and mathematical fields.

Document files
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Mathematica Notebook File related extensions:
Mathematica Package
Mathematica ASCII File
Mathematica Binary File
Mathematica MGF Bitmap
Mathematica Serialized Package
Mathematica NotebookML File

.nb - Nota Bene Document

The NB document files are related to Nota Bene. NB file is a Nota Bene Document. Nota Bene is a word processor, specialized for academic writing and research.

Nota Bene
Document files
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Nota Bene Document related extensions:
DesignCAD Drawing
Lecturnity Multimedia Presentation Document
Turbo Cross Design
Microsoft Multiplan Spreadsheet
Microsoft Schedule Plus File
CaseWare Working Papers Document

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

Can't open a .nb 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:


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 .nb file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bb, bn, gb, hb, jb, mb, nf, ng, nh, nn, nv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
Autodesk Maya 3D Binary Scene
Nintendo GameBoy ROM Image
Blitz Basic Code
Mathematica Binary File

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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