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File Type 1Mathematica Notebook

DeveloperWolfram Research
Popularity
4.6 (9 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategorySpreadsheet Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Structured document created by Mathematica, an application used for mathematical and scientific computation; may store text, images, audio, functions, and interactive user interface elements; allows mathematical results to be viewed in an interactive document.

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Notebook files are saved in a plain text format. Their data is arranged in cells, similar to a standard spreadsheet. Notebooks can be exported to many different file formats, including raster graphic, GIS, compressed, and spreadsheet formats.

NOTE: The "DefaultStyles.nb" file is used as the default style sheet for new notebooks. Notebooks can be opened using the NotebookOpen command within a Mathematica function.

Program(s) that open .NB files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Wolfram Research CDF Player
Any text editor
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Wolfram Research CDF Player
Any text editor
Linux LogoLinux
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Wolfram Research CDF Player
Any text editor
Updated 7/25/2011

File Type 2Nota Bene File

DeveloperNota Bene
Popularity
3.0 (2 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryText Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

File created by Nota Bene, a word processor for academic research and writing; contains formatted text, bibliography references, images, symbols, etc.; used for academic writing purposes such as theses and research papers.

More Information

To create a NB file:

  1. Open the Nota Bene application, select File → Save As... or click the "Save As" arrow icon on the left pane of the Nota Bene window.
  2. Choose the save location of your file and name it. The "Save as type" default creates the NB file, click Save.
Program(s) that open .NB files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Nota Bene
Updated 10/10/2013