BKB file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bkb - VariCAD Block File

The BKB data files are related to VariCAD. The BKB file is a VariCAD VariCAD Block File. VariCAD is a computer program for 3D/2D CAD and mechanical engineering. BKB block files containing 2D objects (obsolete, loaded only from older versions).

Data files
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VariCAD Block File related extensions:
VariCAD 2D/3D Document
VariCAD Symbol Library

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

Can't open a .bkb 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 .bkb file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bb, bbk, bjb, bk, bkf, bkg, bkh, bkn, blb, bmb, bob, bub, fkb, gkb, kb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Bob Raytracer Image

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