Files with nb extension can be typically found as notebook interactive documents made using the Mathematica software.

There are 2 other file types using
the NB file extension!

nb file icon.nb - Nota Bene text document

nb file icon.nb - Corel Word Perfect notebook file

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NB file extension - Mathematica notebook data

What is nb file? How to open nb files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

The nb file extension is associated with Mathematica and used for its notebooks. Notebooks are structured interactive documents that can contain text, graphics, sound, calculations, typeset expressions, and user interface elements. 

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The default software associated to nb file type:

Mathematica icon

Wolfram Research, Inc. logo Mathematica  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Wolfram Research, Inc.

Mathematica is used to compute and visualize mathematical problems. Mathematica computation directly, as the engine in an infrastructure, or integrated into a standalone application.

Help how to open NB files:

Primarly use Mathematica software to open the *.nb files.

How to convert file with extension NB:

Some elements out of .nb documents may possibly be exported and saved in separate files. Maybe images or other visualisations.

Find conversions from nb file:

nb to pdf

File identification strings:

HEX code: 28 2A
ASCII code: (*

List of software applications associated to the .nb file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open nb file, edit nb file, convert nb file, view nb file, play nb file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the nb files.

  • Open nb file
  • Save nb file
  • Edit nb file
  • Play nb file
  • Create nb file
  • Print nb file

Software that open nb file - Mathematica notebook data

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open nb file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with nb file by default:
Mathematica small icon Mathematica
Other suggested software:
Wolfram CDF Player small icon Wolfram CDF Player

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