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FB2 file format description

Many people share .fb2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .fb2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .fb2 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.fb2 - FictionBook 2 E-Book

FB2 file is a FictionBook 2 E-Book. FictionBook is an open XML-based e-book format, which originated and gained popularity in Russia.

.fb2 file format description:
FB2 format
Ebook files
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FictionBook 2 E-Book related links:
FictionBook 2 E-Book related extensions:
Amazon Kindle Public Highlights Data
Microsoft Reader E-Book Document
DNAML E-book
Amazon Kindle Touch Annotations Data
Mobipocket Reader E-Book
ZIP Compressed Comic Book

Naturally, other applications may also use the .fb2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .fb2 files. Be especially cautious with .fb2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .fb2 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 .fb2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

db2, tb2, fbw, fb, fbz, fbq

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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