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What are NUMBERS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a NUMBERS file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a NUMBERS file?

A .NUMBERS file is a Numbers spreadsheet file.

The Apple iWork Numbers spreadsheet application creates files containing the .numbers file extension. Apple iWork Numbers is a part of the iWork Productivity Suite. The iWork Productivity Suite is similar to the Microsoft Office Suite that is used on Windows PCs.

These files can contain settings, XML information, tables, graphs, pictures, formulas, and other spreadsheet data. NUMBERS files are similar in nature to Excel files, but the NUMBERS files are created in iWorks Numbers and not with the Excel software.

How to open NUMBERS files

Important: Different programs may use files with the NUMBERS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your NUMBERS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different NUMBERS openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 15, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension NUMBERS

While we know of one file format using the .NUMBERS file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .NUMBERS file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of NUMBERS files. Remember, different programs may use NUMBERS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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