.NB File Extension
File Type 1Mathematica Notebook
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.
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.
File Type 2Nota Bene File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
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.
To create a NB file:
- Open the Nota Bene application, select or click the "Save As" arrow icon on the left pane of the Nota Bene window.
- Choose the save location of your file and name it. The "Save as type" default creates the NB file, click .