CB2 file format description

Many people share .cb2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cb2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cb2 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cb2 - CamBam CAM Data Backup

The CB2 file is a CamBam CAM Data Backup. CamBam is a CAD / CAM application designed to take common CAD files such as DXF and 3DS, manipulate drawings using CamBam's internal geometry engine then produce tool paths and gcode for CNC machines.

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CamBam CAM Data Backup related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .cb2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cb2 files. Be especially cautious with .cb2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cb2 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 .cb2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

b2, bc2, c2, c2b, cb, cbe, cbq, cbw, cbz, cf2, cv2, db2, fb2, sb2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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