What is a .XBK File And How To Open It – SMART Technologies (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .xbk extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .xbk file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .XBK file?

The .XBK file extension is SMART Notebook File. This file extension was developed by SMART Technologies. The file has the binary format, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .xbk file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .XBK file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .XBK file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the SMART Technologies Notebook software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .XBK 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: 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 SMART Technologies Notebook software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .XBK file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .xbk file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the SMART Technologies Notebook software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .XBK 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the SMART Technologies Notebook software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .XBK file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the SMART Technologies Notebook software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .XBK 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the SMART Technologies Notebook software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .XBK file?

If you are still unable to open the .XBK file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .XBK file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .xbk – Citrix. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .XBK file with the SMART Technologies Notebook program on Windows, SMART Technologies Notebook program on Mac and SMART Technologies Notebook software on Linux.