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Details of extension .sib

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .sib file extension, which is related to Sibelius Music Notation. We'll explain what exactly a .sib file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .sib files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too. Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


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sib file - Sibelius Music Notation

Sibelius Music Notation

The SIB file is a Sibelius Music Notation. Sibelius is the complete software for writing, playing, printing and publishing music notation.
Category: Document files
Application: Sibelius
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-sibelius-score
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.mxl Compressed MusicXML Notation
.ptb Power Tab Editor Tabulature
.plg Sibelius Plug-in
.sdx MIDI Sample Dump Exchange

The .sib file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .sib extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .sib file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.sob Configuration File
.cib DIALux Luminaire Data
.slb PSpice Symbols Library
.skb SketchUp Document Backup
.sig Broderbund PrintMaster Poster
.si AutoDesk Softimage Document

The .sib extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .sib filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

sob (1), cib (1), slb (1), skb (1), sig (1), si (1), siv (1), sin (1), qib (1), ib (1)

Having trouble opening a .sib file?

If you want to open a .sib file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .sib association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.sib

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 with 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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android