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.NB File Extension

File Type 1Mathematica Notebook

DeveloperWolfram Research
Popularity
3.6 (36 Votes)
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.

What is an NB file?

An NB file is a structured document created by Mathematica, an application used for mathematical and scientific computation. It contains text, images, audio, functions, and interactive user interface elements. NB files allow mathematical results to be viewed in an interactive document.

More Information

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.

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Programs that open NB files
Updated 10/4/2016

File Type 2Nota Bene File

DeveloperNota Bene
Popularity
2.0 (8 Votes)
CategoryText Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

.NB File Association 2

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.
Programs that open NB files
Windows
Nota Bene
Updated 10/10/2013

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