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.SB File Extension

File Type 1Scratch Project File

DeveloperMIT
Popularity
4.3 (238 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is an SB file?

An SB file is a project created by Scratch, an application development platform created at MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology). It contains all the project information including any imported media such as sprites, sounds, and images. SB files were replaced by .SB2 files, which are saved in the Scratch 2.0 format.

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Screenshot of a .sb file in MIT Scratch 2

SB file open in MIT Scratch 2

The SB file is the main file associated with MIT Scratch 1. The file is saved in the Scratch file format, which consists of code written in the Scratch programming language. Scratch project files may be used to create small games and other types of interactive programs.

Scratch was developed by the Media Lab at MIT and is primarily used by teachers and students to create animations and games. The program is available online or as an offline editor for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

NOTE: A Scratch project may be compiled as a Java archive (.JAR file), which can be run in a web browser.

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Programs that open SB files
Updated 2/24/2017

File Type 2Small Basic Source Code File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.3 (18 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper 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.

.SB File Association 2

Text source code file created using the Microsoft Small Basic programming language; contains Small Basic program code; can be compiled into an executable .EXE file using Small Basic; commonly used to create simple games.

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By providing a simple syntax and graphical user interface, Small Basic helps introduce students to programming in educational environments. Small Basic programs may be published to the Web and played using the Microsoft Silverlight player.

Programs that open SB files
Updated 3/22/2010

File Type 3Slax Bundle

DeveloperSlax
Popularity
2.8 (12 Votes)
CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

.SB File Association 3

Software package used by Slax, a portable variant of the Linux OS; can store a software application, wallpapers, a game, or any other bundle intended to be installed on a Slax computer; may be pre-installed with Slax or may be a downloaded module.

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If you download a Slax module from the Slax website, you can copy the SB file to the /slax/modules/ directory and it will be read automatically during the next system boot.

Programs that open SB files
Linux
Slax
Updated 1/2/2013

File Type 4Signed Byte Audio File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.4 (14 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.SB File Association 4

Raw, signed 8-bit (1 byte) audio data encoded using Pulse Code Modulation (PCM), a method of encoding analog audio signals in digital form

Programs that open SB files
Updated 2006

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