.NBF File Extension
File Type 1Nokia Backup File
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
Backup of phone data created with Nokia PC Suite; contains the address book, user settings, and other data stored in the cell phone; can be used to restore data or copy information to a new phone.
NOTE: Newer versions of Nokia PC Suite save backups with the .NBU extension.
File Type 2Backup Now Archive
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
Archive of files backed up with NTI Backup Now; contains copies of folders and files that can be restored if the original files are damaged or deleted; typically named "backup_001.nbf," "backup_002.nbf," etc.
To restore files with Backup Now, use the "Restore" option within the View panel.