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!

empty icon.nb - Nota Bene text document

nb icon.nb - Corel Word Perfect notebook

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Software that open nb 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

File extension nb 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.

Mime types:

The default software associated to open nb file:

Mathematica icon

Wolfram Research, Inc. logoMathematica  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:

Primarly use Mathematica software to open the .nb files.

How to convert:

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 jp2

nb to pdf

nb to wdx

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, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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 nb files.

Software that open nb file - Mathematica notebook data

Programs supporting the exension nb on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. 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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