BBU file format description

Many people share .bbu files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bbu file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bbu files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bbu - BossBackup2 Backup Set

The BBU configuration files are related to BossBackup2. The BBU file is a BossBackup2 Backup Set. BossBackup2 is a backup and copy program for Windows 2000 and XP. The BossBackup2 seems to be no longer supported.

Configuration files
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BossBackup2 Backup Set related extensions:
Microsoft Word for Mac Settings Data
dBASE Table View Settings
Noise Ninja Noise Profile
WindLDR Print Settings
InteliSea Vessel Configuration
Gimp Interpreter Definition File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bbu file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bbu files. Be especially cautious with .bbu files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bbu 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.

The .bbu file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bb, bbi, bbj, bbk, bfu, bu, bub, fbu, nbu, vbu

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Treepad Database Blob Backup
Brute Force Uninstaller Script
vBProductMaker vBulletin Product Data
Sage Fixed Assets Database Backup
Blitz Basic Code

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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