CBM file format description
Many people share .cbm files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cbm file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cbm files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.cbm - Color FBM Image
The CBM graphic files are related to FBM. CBM file is a Color FBM Image. The FBM seems to be no longer supported.
.cbm - ChessBase Multimedia Baggage Data
The CBM game data files are related to ChessBase. CBM file is a ChessBase Multimedia Baggage Data. ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database.
- Game Data files
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- ChessBase Multimedia Baggage Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .cbm file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cbm files. Be especially cautious with .cbm files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .cbm 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .cbm file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bcm, bm, cb, cbh, cbj, cbk, cbl, cbn, cfm, cgm, chm, cm, cmb, cnm, cvm
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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- Microsoft Office Business Contact Manager Data
- Reason Combinator Instrument Patch
- COBOL Source Code
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