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FB file format description

FB file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with FB files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the FB file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing FB files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Slim! Compressed Archive

The FB file is categorized under Archive. It is associated with Slim!, serving as a Slim! Compressed Archive. Slim! is a powerful experimental compression utility, bundled with basic archiving functionality. Its primary purpose is to achieve maximum possible compression level, disregarding compression speed and memory requirements. It seems that Slim! is no longer supported by the maker.

Application:Slim!
Category:Archive files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Slim! Compressed Archive related extensions

  • xip Signed Extensible Archive Format Data
  • br Brotli Compressed File
  • gca DGCA Archive
  • esd Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant Electronic Software Download

#2 DR-DOS Backup Data

The FB file is categorized under Data. It is associated with DR-DOS, serving as a DR-DOS Backup Data. DR-DOS is an operating system of the DOS family. It seems that DR-DOS is no longer supported by the maker.

Application:DR-DOS
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

DR-DOS Backup Data related extensions

  • app DR-DOS Executable

#3 Gforth Blocks File

The FB file is categorized under Development. It is associated with Gforth, serving as a Gforth Blocks File. Gforth is the Forth implementation of the GNU project. A block is a 1024-byte data area, which can be used to hold data or Forth source code. Visit the website of Gforth for a detailed description of the FB format.

Application:Gforth
Category:Development files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Gforth Blocks File related extensions

  • fi Gforth Image File
  • fs Forth Source Code
  • fs Gforth Forth Stream Source Code

Did someone accidentally misspell the FB filename?

The FB filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to FB:

Windows can't open your FB file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this FB file.

To set the FB file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set FB file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle FB files with care

Exercise caution when handling FB files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar FB files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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