CBB file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cbb - DB/TextWorks SQL Textbase Structure Definition

The CBB data files are related to DB/TextWorks. The CBB file is a DB/TextWorks SQL Textbase Structure Definition. DB/TextWorks is a popular Windows database management and text retrieval system. The DB/TextWorks seems to be no longer supported.

Data files
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DB/TextWorks SQL Textbase Structure Definition related extensions:
Cashflow Manager v7 Backup File
PointLineCAD 2D Drawing Layer
Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange Dataset
onlineTV Language Data
Avid Pro Tools Clip Group File
Blender Fluid Simulation Velocity Data

.cbb - ChessBase Search Booster

The CBB game data files are related to ChessBase. The CBB file is a ChessBase Search Booster. ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database.

Game Data files
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ChessBase Search Booster related extensions:
ChessBase Annotations
ChessBase Commentators Index
ChessBase Hash File of Doubles Data
ChessBase Team Index
ChessBase Old Game Database
ChessBase Game Moves Data

.cbb - CyberBuddy Document

The CBB document files are related to CyberBuddy. The CBB file is a CyberBuddy Document. CyberBuddy is a freeware desktop utility program that uses MicroSoft Agents.

Document files
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CyberBuddy Document related extensions:
Mighty Draw Drawing
MacJournal Document
Archive Description
WriteNow 4 Document
MasterCook Document
E-Transcript Bundle

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

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

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

bb, bcb, cb, cbf, cbg, cbh, cbn, cbv, cfb, cgb, chb, cnb, cvb, dbb, sbb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Borland Database Engine Internationalization Data
ChessBase Archived Database
Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia File
BSPlayer Chapter File
Microsoft Compound File Binary
ChessBase Old Game Database

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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