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NotebookConvert

NotebookConvert["name"]
converts a Mathematica notebook from a previous version of Mathematica to one for the current version.
  • NotebookConvert takes a file named name.ma or name and generates a file named name.nb.
  • Notebook conversion is done automatically by the front end if you try to open a Version 2 notebook.