BSB file format description

Many people often share .bsb files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .bsb files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .bsb files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .bsb files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .bsb file format.

5 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bsb - NOAA Nautical Charts

The BSB data files are related to Maptech Chart Navigator. The BSB file is a NOAA Nautical Charts. BSB is a proprietary format of NOAA Electronic Charts. The Maptech Chart Navigator seems to be no longer supported.

Application:Maptech Chart Navigator
Category:Data files
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NOAA Nautical Charts related extensions:

  • mmt EGSEING Memory Dump
  • fmb Corel WordPerfect File Manager Button Bar
  • lth Roxio Label Creator Style Data
  • devx E-Sword Devotional Data
  • awf AUSKey Data
  • csh CARA Script Engine Script

.bsb - Xilinx Base System Builder Playback File

The BSB data files are related to Xilinx Platform Studio. The BSB file is a Xilinx Base System Builder Playback File. The BSB file is the playback file generated by the Base System Builder. You can use it to create new projects with pre-defined options.

Application:Xilinx Platform Studio
Category:Data files
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Xilinx Base System Builder Playback File related extensions:

  • naf NI Traktor Service Activation Return Data
  • chr Autodesk 3D Studio Max Character File
  • zxc Components Engine Database
  • resp IRIS RESP File
  • cfg Cal3D Model Configuration Data
  • vin AWR Design Environment Project Information

.bsb - SWAT Sub-basin Output Data

The BSB data files are related to SWAT. The BSB file is a SWAT Sub-basin Output Data. SWAT (Soil Water Assessment Tool) is an hydrology model with the following components: Weather, surface runoff, return flow, percolation, evapotranspiration, transmission losses, pond and reservoir storage, crop growth and irrigation, groundwater flow, reach routing, nutrient and pesticide loading, water transfer.

Category:Data files
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SWAT Sub-basin Output Data related extensions:

  • bsn SWAT Basin Input Data
  • cal SWAT Auto-calibration Data
  • chm SWAT Soil Chemical Input Data
  • cio SWAT Master Watershed Data
  • cod SWAT Input Control Data
  • cst SWAT Weather Forecast Input Data

.bsb - MapInfo Sea Chart Data

The BSB gis files are related to MapInfo Professional. The BSB file is a MapInfo Sea Chart Data. MapInfo is a mapping and geographic analysis application.

Application:MapInfo Professional
Category:GIS files
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MapInfo Sea Chart Data related extensions:

  • aux ArcGIS Auxilliary File
  • rdf ArcGIS Report Document
  • mpvf TwoNav Vector Map File
  • amf Anquet OMN Digital Map
  • cht Navigator Vector Chart
  • pps ArcInfo Processing Set Codes Data

.bsp - BioShock Saved Game

The BSP game data files are related to BioShock. The BSP file is a BioShock Saved Game. BioShock is a first-person shooter video game.

Category:Game Data files
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BioShock Saved Game related extensions:

  • bsm Bioshock Map Data
  • bsp BioShock Saved Game
  • lbf BioShock Game Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .bsb file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .bsb extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .bsb files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .bsb files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .bsb 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .bsb file

To set the .bsb file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .bsb file association. Many applications can open .bsb files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .bsb file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bb, bbs, bcb, beb, bs, bsf, bsg, bsh, bsn, bsv, bwb, bxb, fsb, gsb, hsb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .bsb filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .bsb:

Operating systems

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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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