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Details of extension .nib

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .nib file?
  • Which program can create the .nib file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .nib format?
  • What can convert .nib files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .nib extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Apple Interface Builder Resources .nib file icon

Apple Interface Builder Resources

NIB file is an Apple Interface Builder Resources. Interface Builder is Apple's graphical editor for designing and testing application user interfaces. Nib files play an integral role in the development of your applications. They are a powerful type of resource that you use to store runtime objects and interface-related content.
Category: Development files
Application: Apple Xcode
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Apple Interface Builder Development-Time Resources

Other types of files may also use the .nib file extension. If you have helpful information about .nib extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

BibTeX Document
Embarcadero InterBase Database File
Mathematica Notebook File
NetImmerse Data File
Sam2p JIB File
Nero BackItUp Information File
Nikon Photo Index
Notation Interchange File Format

The .nib filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

mib (15), bib (13), nb (6), jib (4), nif (4), njb (3), nkb (3), nbi (3), nlb (2), gib (2), nob (2), ni (1), inb (1)

Can't open a .nib file?

If you want to open a .nib file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .nib association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.nib

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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