What is a .SB3 File And How To Open It – MIT (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .sb3 extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .sb3 file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SB3 file?

The file extension .SB3 is from Scratch 3.0 Project File.The development of this file was done by MIT. This development related file is in zip format.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .sb3 file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .SB3 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .SB3 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .SB3 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .sb3 file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Scratch Desktop software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Scratch Desktop software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SB3 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Scratch Desktop software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SB3 file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .sb3 file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Scratch Desktop software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Scratch Desktop software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SB3 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: 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 Scratch Desktop software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SB3 file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .sb3 file on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the Scratux software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Scratux software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SB3 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 .SB3 file on Android

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .sb3 file on Android in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .SB3 file in the download folder

The first 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 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

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) 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. You could also download the Scratch software. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .SB3 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 .SB3 file?

If you are still unable to open the .SB3 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SB3 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .sbb – Microsoft, .sbc – Keen Software House, .sbc – Microsoft, .sbd – Microsoft, .sbd – Superbase Developers. 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 .SB3 file with the Scratch Desktop program on Windows, Scratch Desktop program on Mac, Scratux software on Linux, Scratch software on Android and MIT Scratch program in the Browser.