AB2 file format description
Many people share .ab2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ab2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ab2 files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bb - Blitz Basic Code
BB file is a Blitz Basic, Blitz3D or Blitz Plus code. The .bb suffix was originally created for the Blitz BASIC language for the AMIGA computers by ACID SOFTWARE from New Zealand. It represents an encoded Blitz BASIC source code. Actually it has ported to WINDOWS from BLITZ RESEARCH, the new ACID SOFTWARE brand and it is a plain text WINDOWS file.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ab2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ab2 files. Be especially cautious with .ab2 files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ab2 file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .ab2 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
a2b, wb2, an2, abz, abq, ab, ba2, af2, abw, abe
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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