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CFB file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cfb - Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia File

The CFB multimedia files are related to Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia. CFB file is a Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia File. Compton's Multimedia Encyclopedia CD-ROM (1989) was the first multimedia encyclopedia. The Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia seems to be no longer supported.

Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia
Multimedia files
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Comptons Multimedia Encyclopedia File related extensions:

.cfb - Microsoft Compound File Binary

The CFB development files are related to Visual Studio. CFB file is a Microsoft Compound File Binary. Microsoft Compound File Binary is a file format for storing numerous files and streams within a single file on a disk. CFBF is developed by Microsoft and is an implementation of Microsoft COM Structured Storage.

Visual Studio
Development files
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Microsoft Compound File Binary related extensions:
MegaZeux Board Data
MegaZeux World
Twig Template
F2PY Signature File
Microsoft Frontpage Website Template

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

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

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

fcb, ccb, cbb, cvb, cfv, cff, cbf, cb, dfb, ctb, cgb, cfn, cfg, cf, xfb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Borland Database Engine Internationalization Data
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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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