DOCB file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.docb - XXE Docbook Document

The DOCB document files are related to XMLmind XML Editor. The DOCB file is a XXE Docbook Document. XMLmind XML Editor (XXE) is a strictly validating, near WYSIWYG, DocBook editor, DITA editor, MathML editor, XHTML editor, XML editor.

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XXE Docbook Document related extensions:
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Lumion v10 Student Version Scene
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .docb file extension. Even harmful programs can create .docb files. Be especially cautious with .docb files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

dcb, dob, doc, ocb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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