The File Extensions Database

.NUMBERS File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Spreadsheet Files

What is an .NUMBERS file?

.NUMBERS is Numbers Spreadsheet File

A NUMBERS file is a spreadsheet created by Apple Numbers, a spreadsheet program bundled with macOS. It contains a spreadsheet with data organized into rows and columns. It may also include tables, graphs, images, formulas, and other types of data. NUMBERS files can be created from scratch or from a template.

NUMBERS file open in Apple Numbers 4.1

The NUMBERS file is the main file type associated with the Numbers program. When you save your spreadsheet in Numbers, the program creates a NUMBERS file to store the spreadsheet information. The file is similar to the .XLSX file, which is used by Microsoft Excel to store spreadsheets.

The Numbers program is commonly used to organize numeric data such as business income and expenses, monthly active users for an app or website, or church attendance. You can choose to sort and view data in a variety of ways, such as in a formatted table or chart. You can also add text, shapes, and media (photos, music, and videos) to your NUMBERS file to enhance the presentation of the data.

NOTE: Numbers is part of Apple's iWork suite, which also includes Keynote (for presentations) and Pages (for documents). Numbers was introduced with Apple's iWork '08 productivity suite.

Programs that open Numbers Spreadsheet File
Apple Numbers
Apple Numbers
Apple Numbers

How to solve problems with NUMBERS files

  • Associate the NUMBERS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any NUMBERS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.NUMBERS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the NUMBERS file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .NUMBERS is Numbers Spreadsheet File. Because only the current version supports the latest NUMBERS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .NUMBERS is Numbers Spreadsheet File update.
  • To make sure that your NUMBERS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.