What is a .SB2 File And How To Open It – MIT (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .sb2 extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .sb2 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SB2 file?

The .SB2 file extension stands for Scratch 2.0 Project File. It was developed by MIT. The format of this development related file is zip.

What to know

There are currently 7 software that can open the .sb2 file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .SB2 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .SB2 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .SB2 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .sb2 file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Snap! software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Scratch Desktop, Scratch 2.0 Offline Editor, Panther and Snap! software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SB2 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Snap! software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SB2 file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .sb2 file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Snap! software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Scratch Desktop, Scratch 2.0 Offline Editor and Snap!.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SB2 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Snap! software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SB2 file on Linux

To open the .sb2 file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Scratux software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Snap! and Scratux.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SB2 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Scratux software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .SB2 file on Android

To open the .sb2 file on Android, please follow these easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .SB2 file in the download folder

First of all you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the Scratch software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .SB2 file in the Browser

The currently known web apps that can open this file are: MIT Scratch. Just right click on the file and choose “Open With” on your OS.

Still cannot open the .SB2 file?

If you cannot open the .SB2 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SB2 file.sb3 – MIT, .sbb – Microsoft, .sbc – Keen Software House, .sbc – Microsoft, .sbd – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .SB2 file with the Snap!, Scratch Desktop, Scratch 2.0 Offline Editor, Panther programs on Windows, Snap!, Scratch Desktop, Scratch 2.0 Offline Editor programs on Mac, Scratux, Snap! software on Linux, Scratch software on Android and MIT Scratch program in the Browser.