Files with the file extension NOTEBOOK are associated with the Notebook software application by Smart Technologies. This software provides educators with a variety of tools and features for delivering classroom lessons using a SMART Board. SMART Boards are interactive whiteboards used to deliver classroom lessons in a dynamic and creative environment. The SMART Notebook application integrates with other SMART products.
The file extension NOTEBOOK is a data file type that contains text, diagrams, video content, audio files, and other components which are used to create a digital lesson. The extension is a newer format updated from the file extension NBK.
NBK file extensions are an earlier version SMART Notebook files that contain diagrams, text, video, audio, and other elements typically used to create an educational lesson using a SMART Board. NBK files can be converted to a NOTEBOOK file for use with newer version of SMART Notebook software.
How to Open NOTEBOOK Files
NOTEBOOK files created with SMART Notebook can be opened using SMART Technologies Notebook software, which is available on the SMART Tech website and compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system. You can also open NOTEBOOK files using SMART Board software, which is also produced by SMART Technologies.
The extension can also be created with Notebook word processing applications which are included on some operating systems. This type of NOTEBOOK file is typically in text format and can be opened with a variety of programs and applications.
If you use Windows, you can open the file extension NOTEBOOK using Corel WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, or OpenOffice, which is an open source suite of office productivity applications available as a free download on the OpenOffice.org website. For Mac OS X, you can use Notebook, Easy Grade Pro, or inkBook. For the Linux operating system, you can use OpenOffice, Vim, or LyX open source document processor.
Since this type of NOTEBOOK file is typically in text format, you can open it using any text editing program such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux. Or, you can choose to convert the file to another format using a file conversion program. There are a multiple file conversion programs available as a free download on websites such as CNET.
You can also use an online resource such as Zamzar which will perform free file conversion for you as long as the content is not copyright protected. Simply log onto the website, browse for the NOTEBOOK file, choose the new format, enter your email address, and click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.