FB file format description
Many people share .fb files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .fb file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .fb files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.fb - Slim! Compressed Archive
The FB archive files are related to Slim!. FB file is 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. The Slim! seems to be no longer supported.
- Archive files
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- Slim! Compressed Archive related extensions:
.fb - Gforth Blocks File
The FB development files are related to Gforth. FB file is 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.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .fb file extension. Even harmful programs can create .fb files. Be especially cautious with .fb files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .fb 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 .fb file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bf, gb, bb, vb, rb, fv, fh, ff, db, tb, fn, fg, eb, cb
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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- Nintendo GameBoy ROM Image
- Basic4GL Source Code
- Blitz Basic Code
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